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American Glass Gallery - Auction #14

Online Auction 13-27 May 2015

American Glass GalleryTM

Auction #14 • Bidding Opens May 13, 2015 • Closes May 27, 2015

Lot #40:
Rare and Important
GIX-43 JR & Son Scroll Flask
in Striated Amethyst

Conditions of Sale

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on a lot which is the highest bid received to date. The second highest bid is
The items in this sale will be sold via absentee auction, closing date: $450.00. The current high bid level would be yours at $475.00, one bid incre-
May 27, 2015, 11:00 p.m., EST. ment higher than the other collector’s bid. Any additional bids submitted by
others below $600.00 will automatically be topped on your behalf by a rep-
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authenticity, age, condition, and measurements to within one-fourth inch, as
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monetarily from the value of the item are not listed and will not be consid- highest bidder as determined by American Glass Gallery shall be the pur-
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$5,000.00 - $10,000.00...................................increments of $500.00 tioneers are unable to reach them. American Glass Gallery reserves the right
$10,000 & Up................................................increments of $1,000.00 to discontinue Call Backs on any item in the sale (2) two days after the clos-
ing date of the sale. At that time, the current “High Bidder” may be awarded
Bids submitted between the above increments, whether by mail, FAX, email the item even if Call Backs are still outstanding.
or on-line via the internet, will automatically be lowered to the closest lower

This is a minimum bid auction. Bids below the printed minimum will not
be accepted.

American Glass Gallery • Auction #14, May 27, 2015 • 248.486.0530 •


Successful Bidders, Prompt and full payment is due immediately upon receipt of The lots offered in this printed catalog are
our invoice. Absolutely no exceptions. Anyone failing to pay for items won will for- identical to the lots offered in the on-line
feit all rights to bid in any future American Glass Gallery sales. Any late or delayed catalog. However, due to space constraints of
payments may result in loss of return privileges for items purchased in the sale. the printed catalog, there may be some further
No Items Will Be Mailed Before Full Payment Is Received. information available regarding some of the
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are $18.00 for the first item, $9.00 for each additional item together with extra A post-auction price list will be available on our
insurance costs (we use current U.S.Postal Service insurance rates). website, in printable form, by June 8.

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7. Refunds
We look forward to having you participate in
Refunds will be given at the discretion of the Auctioneers. Items purchased must our next sale, either as a buyer or a consignor.
be examined and request for refund made immediately upon receipt of the item Our next absentee auction is scheduled for
or items. Since opinions can differ, particularly in the matter of condition, the Fall, 2015. We already have some wonderful
Auctioneers will be the sole judge in the consideration of refunds. Refunds items consigned to this sale and look forward
requested on the grounds of authenticity must be made within 15 days of the date to discussing with you any quality items you
of the auction, and such refund requests must be accompanied by at least one wish to consign!
supporting statement in writing from an authority recognized by the Auctioneers.
It is the Auctioneers sincere intention to consider any reasonable request for a THANK YOU AND GOOD LUCK
refund. Absolutely no returns for any reason after 30 days following the closing of WITH YOUR BIDS!
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John R. Pastor
P.O. Box 227
New Hudson, Michigan 48165
Phone: 248.486.0530
Fax: 248.486.0538
email: [email protected]

This auction photographed and cataloged by John R. Pastor • ©2015, American Glass Gallery. All rights reserved. • Catalog design & layout by Owen Neils • Printed by Spartan Printing, Lansing, MI

American Glass Gallery • Auction #14, May 27, 2015 • 248.486.0530 •

Reference Key

Reference initials and numbers used in the description of this catalog refer to the following publications:

AHG American Historical Glass, Bessie M. Lindsey, 1967

AM The Decanter - An Illustrated History of Glass from 1650, Andy McConnell, 2004

AP Glass in Early America, Arlene Palmer, 1993.

BA1 Collecting The Cures, Bill Agee, 1969

BA2 Collecting All Cures, Bill Agee, 1973.

BB A Bit About Balsams, Betty Blasi, 1974

BH Classification and Documentation of Sunburst and Similar Scent Bottles, Bill Ham, AB&GC, 5/87

B/K The Glass Industry in Sandwich, Raymond Barlow and Joan Kaiser, 1989.

C Ink Bottles and Inkwells, William Covill, 1971.

DeG American Sarsaparilla Bottles, John DeGrafft, 1980.

DeGII Supplement to American Sarsaparilla Bottles, John DeGrafft, 2004.

DF Hair Raising Stories, Don Fadely, 1992.

DM Wistarburgh, Window Tiles, Bottles and More, Dale L. Murscell, 2007.

F Inks, 150 Years of Bottles and Companies, Ed and Lucy Faulkner.

FA John Frederick Amelung, Early American Glassmaker, Lanmon, Palmer, Hume, Brill, Hanson, 1990.

FB A.S.C.R. The wine bottles of All Souls College, Oxford, 1750 – 1850, Fay Banks.

G (Flasks) American Bottles & Flasks and Their Ancestry, McKearin & Wilson, 1978.

G (Blown Three Mold) American Glass (Chapter VI), George S. and Helen McKearin, 1941.

GBH English Glass For The Collector, 1660-1860, G. Bernard Hughes, 1958.

H American Bottles in the Charles B. Gardner Collection, Norman C. Heckler, 1975.

JB Patent and Proprietary Medicine Bottles, Joseph K. Baldwin, 1973

JEB Glasshouse Whimsies, Joyce E. Blake, 1984.

JH Glasshouses & Glass Manufacturers of the Pittsburgh Region, 1795 – 1910, Jay W. Hawkins, 2009.

JS In glas verpakt – European Bottles, Their history and production, Johan Soetens, 2001.

K Poison Bottle Workbook, Rudy Kuhn, 1988.

KW New England Glass & Glassmaking, Kenneth M. Wilson, 1972.

L The Red Book of Fruit Jars, No. 9, Douglas M Leybourne, Jr., 2001.

LI Pittsburgh Glass, 1797 – 1891, Lowell Innes, 1976.

Mc Two Hundred Years of American Blown Glass, Helen and George McKearin, 1950.

McK American Glass, George S. and Helen McKearin, 1941.

MW American Bottles & Flasks and Their Ancestry, McKearin & Wilson, 1978.

N Great American Pontiled Medicines, Frederick Nielson, 1978.

NCH The Blaske Collection of American Flasks, Norman C. Heckler, 1983.

NCH II The Blaske Collection: Part II, Norman C. Heckler, 1983.

Odell I Indian Bottles and Brands, John Odell, 1977

Odell II Pontiled Medicine Encyclopdia, John Odell, 2000

O&S Warner’s Reference Guide, Ed Ojea and Jack Stecher, 1998.

P The Glass Gaffers of New Jersey, Adeline Pepper, 1971.

RD Understanding Antique Wine Bottles, Roger Dumbrell, 1983.

RF The Bottle Book: A Comprehensive Guide to Historic, Embossed Medicine Bottles, Richard Fike, 1987

RH Collecting Barber Bottles, Richard Holiner, 1986.

R/H Bitters Bottles, Carlyn Ring and W. C. Ham, 1998.

RWL Antique Fakes & Reproductions, Ruth Webb Lee, 1950

T Collectors Guide to Saratoga Type Mineral Water Bottles, Donald Tucker, 2005.

U Collectible Character Bottles, Authur Umberger, 1969.

V Nailsea Glass, Keith Vincent, 1975

VdB Antique Glass Bottles; Their History and Evolution, Willy Van den Bossche, 2001.

WL A Wine-Lover’s Glasses, The A.C. Hubbard, Jr. Collection, Ward Lloyd, 2000.

Z Ketchup, Pickles, Sauces, Betty Zumwalt, 1980.

ZW Color Hutchinsons, Zang Wood, 1999.

- The dash is generally used to indicate that the descriptions are on opposite sides of the bottle or flask.
/ The slash is used to indicate that the descriptions are on different lines or surfaces of the bottle.

American Glass Gallery • Auction #14, May 27, 2015 • 248.486.0530 •

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 1

Choice Drake’s Bitters in Natural Light

Lot 117 Lot 118 Lot 119

PAGE 2 American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015

Lot 260: Rare Randall & Co.Mineral Water

The Randall & Company Mineral Water established a mead manufactory at 126 direction to take the business. Regardless, the
Establishment, comprised of Dudley Howard Street. Sometime around 1839, Paris partnership of Randall and Co. was dissolved
A. Randall and Paris H. Keach, was H. Keach, joined Dudley Randall in forming the in 1843. Keach went on to bottle mineral
located in the basement of Barnum’s Hotel on mineral water establishment at the Barnum waters under his own name. Dudley A. Randall
Monument Square in Baltimore and listed in Hotel. In addition to the bottling, they also sold continued to operate the fountain and mineral
there in the city directories from 1840 - 1843. their mineral water by subscription. water saloon at the Barnum Hotel.

A native of Rhode Island, Dudley Randall Either the bottling of mineral water was not a An extremely rare and desirable torpedo soda
was listed as a grocer in Providence in terribly successful venture, or perhaps the two with only two, or possibly three, examples
1828. As a grocer, this is likely how he cut partners had differing opinions on which being offered at auction in more than 20 years.
his teeth experimenting with brewing various
concoctions including beer, root beer, various
syrups, and mead. Randall eventually moved
to Baltimore in the early-to-mid 1830’s and

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 3

Club House
Gin Bottles

Lot 97

Lot 100 Lot 99

PAGE 4 American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015


Lot 247 Lot 246

Lot 245

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 5

Fancy Colognes O ffered here are three choice Long Gothic; Urn; Lion; Lyre; Castle; and
in Shades examples of “fancy” cologne Flower-pot, among others.
of Blue bottles in rare blue shades.
These appealing bottles were rarely
Such ornately-embossed glass cologne manufactured for a specific firm, but
bottles were in vogue in America from were used interchangeably by countless
around 1830 up until the Civil War. In perfumeries and apothacaries to dispense
addition to the cathedral and fountain various colognes and toilet waters. The
motifs represented by two of the examples contents and manufacturer would have
pictured, they were blown in a vast array been identified by a paper label affixed to
of elborately carved molds including the bottles.
the following examples offered by the
Dyottville Glass Works of Philadelphia in As these lovely bottles were produced by
an 1835 newspaper advertisement: many early American bottle glass houses,
and in large quantities, they have become
a popular, rewarding, and relatively
affordable collecting category.

Lot 79

Lot 78

Lot 80

PAGE 6 American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015

Lot 1 Lot 5

cal Flask, an early Pittsburgh district LOR NEVER SURRENDERS” / BUST
glasshouse, 1825 - 1835. Greenish OF TAYLOR Historical Flask, Dyottville
aquamarine, sheared mouth - blow- Glass Works, 1848 - 1855. Rich medium
pipe pontil scar, Pt, very near mint; blue-green with a slight emerald tone,
(just a faint trace of interior residue sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar,
that would almost certainly wash out; Pt, virtually attic mint; (just a slight
a tiny, barely pinprick bit of roughness trace of faint high point wear). GI-40c.
at the edge of the sheared mouth, Very strong embossing, great color,
otherwise pristine!) GI-2. An extremely outstanding condition! Provenance:
bold impression, crisp embossing, - a Ex. Tom McCandless collection
great example.
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Lot 6
Lot 2
JACKSON Historical Flask, Keene BUST OF TAYLOR Historical Flask,
Marlboro Street Glassworks, Keene, Dyottville Glass Works, 1848 - 1855.
NH, 1825 - 1842. Yellowish olive am- Brilliant clear yellowish green, sheared
ber, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Qt, pristine;
scar, Pt, virtually attic mint; (just a bit (a couple of minor open surface bubbles,
of very faint interior residue that would otherwise perfect). GI-43. Beautiful,
almost certainly wash out, otherwise scarce color, outstanding eye-appeal and
pristine!) GI-31. An excellent example, character with seedy glass, a strong im-
outstanding condition, nice color, and pression, and virtually no high point wear.
good strong embossing!
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800
Est.: $200 - $350 • Min. bid: $120
Lot 7
Lot 3
BUST OF WASHINGTON - “DYOT- Plain) Historical Flask, probably
TVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD.A Lockport Glass Works, NY, 1850 - 1860.
/ GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURREN- Clear medium green, applied round
DERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR Historical collared mouth - iron pontil scar, Qt,
Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, Phila- near mint; (just a touch of typical light
delphia, 1848 - 1860. Light to medium wear and a potstone on the surface of
ice blue, sheared mouth - blowpipe the glass has a tiny, pinhead area of
pontil scar, Qt, near mint; (a very minor iridescence, but no radiations). GI-47.
touch of light exterior wear, otherwise A scarce color for this mold, in addition,
pristine) GI-37. A delicate, scarce and very scarce with the iron pontil scar.
attractive color for this mold.
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Lot 4 Lot 8

BUST OF WASHINGTON - “DYOT- Flask, probably Dyottville Glass Works,
TVILLE GLASS WORKS PHILAD.A Philadelphia, 1848 - 1855. Bright me-
/ GEN. TAYLOR NEVER SURREN- dium emerald green shading to a clear
DERS” / BUST OF TAYLOR Historical light emerald along one of the sides,
Flask, Dyottville Glass Works, 1848 - applied sloping collar - blowpipe pontil
1860. Medium to deep plum am- scar, Qt.; (just the slightest trace of very
ethyst, sheared mouth - smooth base, minor high point wear on the reverse
Qt; (the top of the lip has been lightly only, otherwise pristine!) GI-51. Another
polished to remove some minor flakes, example having great color, character
some of which are still present) GI-37. and condition.
A spectacular, gorgeous color!
Est.: $1,800 - $3,600 • Min. bid: $1,000
Est.: $2,500 - $4,500 • Min. bid: $1,500

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 7

Lot 9 Lot 13

Flask, probably Dyottville Glass verse same), Historical Flask, prob-
Works, Philadelphia, 1848 - 1860. ably McCarty & Torreyson Glass Works,
Pale apple green, sheared mouth - Wellsburg, West Virginia, 1850 - 1855.
blowpipe pontil scar, Pt; (just a slight Aquamarine, sheared mouth - blowpipe
trace of typical faint exterior wear, pontil scar, Pt; (a few small 1/8” flakes on
otherwise attic mint!) GI-55. A clean the edge of the roughly sheared mouth,
little Washington flask, excellent condi- and a ¼” chip on the side of the neck,
tion. Provenance: Ex. Blaske collec- just below the sheared mouth). GI-108.
tion (#156). A bright, clean example, and a scarce
mold that does not come around often.
Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $70
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
Lot 10
Lot 14
torical Flask, probably Dyottville Glass BUST OF BYRON - BUST OF SCOTT
Works, 1855 - 1865. Deep yellowish Portrait Flask, probably an early Stod-
green with an emerald tone, applied dard glasshouse, 1842 - 1850. Yellow-
sloping collar - smooth base, Qt, near ish olive amber, almost an olive yellow,
mint; (a few scratches near the base sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ½
on the front, some moderate high Pt, near mint; (a trace of interior residue,
point wear on bust of Washington, but and some light high point wear). GI-114.
no other form of damage). GI-57. A Nice glass character, nice light color, very
somewhat scarce mold, and very rare close in color to some of the early New
in color, the 1st to be offered at auction England chestnut flasks.
in more than 20 years. Fresh to market
from a Vermont estate sale! Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

Est.: $3,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $1,800 Lot 15

“UNION” Historical Flask, a Midwest- BAKER / WHISKEY” Historical Flask,
ern glasshouse, possibly Pittsburgh, America, 1893-1894. Light honey am-
1865 - 1875. Aquamarine, crudely ber, tooled round double collar - smooth
applied collar with flat band - smooth base, Pt, near mint; (an open bubble on
base, Pt, very near mint; (a tiny, pin- the interior of the neck with some resi-
head flake at bottom of mold seam, due, otherwise perfect!) GI-128. A very
at base edge, and just a small patch scarce flask blown to commemorate the
of very faint interior haze near the 1893 Columbian Exhibition celebrating
shoulder, otherwise mint). GI-79. Nice the 400th anniversary of Columbus’s
example with some crudeness and discovery of America.
whittling. A very scarce mold, listed as
“Rare” by McKearin. Est.: $800 - $1,600 • Min. bid: $500

Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 Lot 16

Lot 12 EAGLE - TREE Historical Flask, prob-
ably Coffin & Hay Glass Works, 1838
“LAFAYETTE” / BUST OF LAFAY- - 1847. Aquamarine, sheared mouth -
ETTE / “T.S”. - “DE WITT CLINTON” blowpipe pontil scar, Qt, near attic mint;
/ BUST OF CLINTON / “CONVEN- (a pinhead size flake at edge of sheared
TRY / C-T”, Coventry Glass Works, mouth, otherwise perfect!) GII-47.
1824 - 1830. Clear light to medium Listed a “Rare”, it is indeed a very dif-
olive with a citron tone, almost a forest ficult mold to acquire. An outstanding
coloration, sheared mouth - pontil scar, example with a crisp, very bold impres-
Pt, (just a trace of faint high point wear sion and having no high point wear.
and a tiny pinprick spot of roughness Ex. Roy Brown collection.
on the back edge of the lip, otherwise
pristine perfect). GI-80. An exceptional Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200
example, outstanding color, character,
and condition.

Est.: $2,500 - $4,500 • Min. bid: $1,200

PAGE 8 American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015

Lot 17 Lot 21

COUNTRY” Historical Flask, Coffin & probably a Stoddard New Hampshire
Hay Glass Manufactory, Hammonton, glasshouse, Stoddard, NH, 1850 - 1860.
New Jersey, 1838 - 1847. Aquama- Medium to deep olive green, sheared
rine, sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Pt; (a
scar, Pt, very near mint; (just a trace minor 3/8” scratch near the shoulder,
of very faint interior haze or residue some high point wear on the eagle’s
near the ribbing in the shoulders that shield and on the oval frame; a small
may wash out, and a tiny pinhead flake 1/8” bubble on the side of the neck with
at the edge of the sheared mouth, a little disturbance on the cover glass).
otherwise sparkling mint). GII-54. A GII-84. Typically found in shades of
crisp example of this comparatively olive amber, a little more scarce in this
scarce mold. pure green coloration.

Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

Lot 18 Lot 22

EAGLE - “NEW LONDON” / AN- EAGLE / “X” - EAGLE Historical Flask,
CHOR / “GLASS WORKS” Historical a Stoddard New Hampshire glasshouse,
Flask, New London Glass Works, 1856 possibly Granite Glass Works, 1846
- 1860. Strong medium bluish green, - 1860. Olive amber, sheared mouth
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, - blowpipe pontil scar, ½ Pt, virtually
Pt, very near mint; (just a tiny, shallow, attic mint; (only a faint light trace of high
barely pinhead size flake at edge of point wear, otherwise perfect!) GII-87. A
sheared lip and a wisp of typical, very classic little Stoddard flask, a little more
faint light exterior wear, otherwise scarce having the “X” in the oval frame.
perfect!) GII-68. An excellent ex-
ample, beautiful, whittled, and in a little Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
deeper color than most.

Est.: $2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,200

Lot 19 Lot 23

EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA Historical EAGLE - EAGLE Historical Flask,
Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street possibly Zanesville, Ohio, 1860 - 1870.
Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, Medium citron green, applied col-
1830 - 1842. Bright yellowish olive lar with ring - smooth base, Pt; (just
amber, sheared mouth - blowpipe a slight trace of extremely faint wear,
pontil scar, Pt; (some high point wear, otherwise sparking mint). GII-118. A
primarily on the reverse, otherwise per- comparatively scarce mold, and a rare
fect). GII-73a. A good, clean example, color for this mold (perhaps six known),
nice color. much more difficult to obtain than the
blue examples. In addition, the flask
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 has good depth of color and excellent
character, the glass being filled with
Lot 20 tiny seed bubbles.

EAGLE - CORNUCOPIA Historical Est.: $2,500 - $4,500 • Min. bid: $1,400
Flask, probably Keene Marlboro Street
Glassworks, Keene, New Hampshire, Lot 24
1830 - 1842. Medium to deep bluish
aquamarine, sheared mouth - blowpipe EAGLE WITH BANNER - (Reverse
pontil scar, Pt; (a couple of pinhead plain) Historical Calabash, America,
open surface bubbles; a hard-to-see, 1855 - 1865. Bright medium “7-UP”
1/8” flake on one of the rocks below green, applied sloping collar - iron pontil
the eagle, and a little light high point scar, Qt, very near mint; (just a touch of
wear on the shield). GII-74. The noted minor exterior wear, otherwise perfect).
condition issues are all relatively minor, GII-143. A nice bright, clean example
the flask has nice character and color. with a better than average impression.

Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100 Est.: $250 - $400 • Min. bid: $150

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 9

Lot 25 Lot 29

Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, BLEM / “UNION” - EAGLE / “A.R.S.”
NY, 1849 - 1855. Bright yellow olive, Historical Calabash, A.R. Samuels,
almost an olive yellow along the sides, Philadelphia, 1858 - 1866. Light to me-
sheared, tooled lip - blowpipe pontil dium citron green, applied sloping collar
scar, ½ Pt; (just the faintest wisp of - blowpipe pontil scar, Qt, near mint; (a
extremely minor high point wear, tiny, barely pinprick bit of roughness on
otherwise sparkling pristine condi- the bottom edge of the collar, on the
tion!) GIII-14a. A very scarce mold in reverse, and a paper-thin 3/16” open
an extremely rare color, - believed to bubble on the reverse). GIV-42. Attrac-
be one of only two known examples in tive color, overall excellent condition.
this olive coloration. Crisp impression, Provenance: Ex. Jim Bender collection.
an exceptional little flask.
Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $4,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $2,000
Lot 30
Lot 26
GLASS WORKS, N.Y” / URN Picto- SAME) Historical Flask, possibly Mt.
rial Flask, Lancaster Glass Works, Vernon Glass Works, Vernon, NY, 1830
Lancaster, NY, 1849 - 1860. Clear - 1844. Bright medium olive with a yel-
bluish green with a slight emerald lowish tone, sheared mouth - blowpipe
tone, sheared mouth - iron pontil scar, pontil scar, Pt, virtually attic mint; (two,
Pt, near mint; (a pinhead flake on the tiny pinhead open surface bubbles, oth-
inside edge of the mouth, and a thin erwise perfect). GV-5. An outstanding
faint ring of minor haze about one inch example, found in an attic near Albany,
up from the base). GIII-16. A desir- NY, having no high point wear, seedy
able “marked mold”, with a bit more glass, and nice clarity!
greenish tone, excellent condition, with
almost no high point wear. Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $600 Lot 31

torical Flask, probably Coventry Glass
CORNUCOPIA - URN Pictorial Flask, Works, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830
Lancaster Glass Works, Lancaster, - 1845. Medium olive amber, sheared
NY, 1849 - 1855. Medium blue green, mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Pt, near
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, mint; (just a slight touch of very light
Pt; (just a slight touch of faint exterior high point wear, and a couple of minor,
wear, and a trace of very light spotty onion-skin-thin open surface bubbles,
interior residue that may wash out, otherwise perfect). GV-9. Another nice
otherwise virtually attic mint). GIII-17. example having very little of the high
Another nice example of a Lancaster point wear that typically plagues these
Cornucopia. Railroad flasks.

Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300 Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Lot 28 Lot 32

probably Keene Marlboro Street CART / “LOWELL” - EAGLE Historical
Glassworks, Keene, NH, 1820 - 1830. Flask, probably Coventry Glass Works,
Yellowish olive with an amber tone, Coventry, Connecticut, 1830 - 1845.
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Rich, medium to deep, pure olive green,
½ Pt; (a little high point wear, primarily sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar,
on the obverse only, some scattered ½ Pt, near mint; (a touch of minor high
interior residue or light haze, some of point wear, otherwise perfect!) GV-10.
which would likely wash out, and a A little sweetheart of a flask, and in a
slightly weak impression as is some- very nice pure green coloration. Most
times found on this mold). GIV-24. A are in shades of olive amber, or
crude example with nice pebbly glass. yellowish olive.

Est.: $225 - $375 • Min. Bid: $125 Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

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Lot 33 Lot 37

OF CORN - “BALTIMORE” / MONU- ningham & Co. Glass Manufacturers,
MENT Historical Flask, Baltimore Pittsburgh, PA, 1849 - 1860. Rich, deep
Glass Works, 1855 - 1865. Medium bluish aquamarine, extended neck with
to deep copper with some warmer an applied mouth and flat band - blow-
apricot tones, applied double collar pipe pontil scar, Pt, sparkling attic mint!
- smooth base, Qt; (a little moderate GIX-25. A scarce mold, nice color,
high point wear as is common for this outstanding condition and eye appeal.
mold; some scattered light exterior Provenance: Ex. Sam Laidacker, Tom
wear along the sides, a small patch of McCandless collections.
faint interior milkiness near the base
that may wash out). GVI-4. Great Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
color, very strong embossing.
Lot 38
Est.: $2,500 - $3,500 • Min. bid: $1,500
SCROLL FLASK, Midwest America,
Lot 34 1845 - 1855. Light golden amber, almost
a honey tone, sheared mouth - iron pontil
SCROLL FLASK, Midwest America, scar, ½ Pt, near mint; (some typical, light
1845 - 1860. Medium apple green, high point wear and a tiny, barely pinprick
almost a grass green, sheared mouth spot of roughness on the edge of the
- blowpipe pontil scar, Qt, near mint; sheared mouth). GIX-33a. The GIX-33a
(just a minor pinhead flake on top of mold is listed as “Extremely rare” by
sheared mouth and one at edge of McKearin, and unlisted in amber. This is
base, otherwise virtually attic mint). believed to be one of only two examples
GIX-2. A big, attractive scroll, bright, known in amber, the other example we
clean, and in a scarce color. sold in May, 2010.

Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500 Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800

Lot 35 Lot 39

SCROLL FLASK, Midwest America, SCROLL FLASK, Midwest America,
1845 - 1860. Brilliant citron, almost a 1845 - 1855. Medium sea green,
lime green, sheared mouth - blowpipe sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar,
pontil scar, Pt, mint. Similar to GIX-11 ½ Pt, perfect! GIX-36. A rare little flask,
(overblown in shoulders so stars not attractive color, and almost eggshell thin,
clearly defined). Beautiful, bright color, with nice character having a subtle band
nice clarity and condition. Note, a of tiny little bubbles through the midsec-
slightly different mold having a short tion. Provenance: Ex. Judge Edmund
pedestal-type base. Blaske collection.

Est.: $800 - $1,600 • Min. bid: $400 Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 36 Lot 40

SCROLL FLASK, Midwest America, “J R & Son” SCROLL FLASK, John
1850 - 1860. Amber in the shoulders Robinson & Son Glass Manufacturers,
shading to a lighter golden amber Pittsburgh, PA, 1830 - 1834. Beauti-
through the mid-body, crudely ap- ful medium amethyst in the shoulders
plied heavy ring type collar - red iron shading to clear, pale amethyst in the
pontil scar, Pt; (just a little typical light lower scroll and foot area, with profuse
exterior wear and an 1/8” wide open striations through the center and lower
bubble on the interior with a bit of resi- portion, sheared mouth - blowpipe pon-
due). GIX-11. A nice example, having til scar, Pt; (a shallow, approx. ¼” wide,
frothy, bubbly glass through the neck pontil flake that extends to the edge of
and shoulders. the base, and some high point wear).
GIX-43. An exceptional flask, excep-
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300 tional color, and eye-appeal.

Est.: $40,000 - $60,000 • Min. bid: $20,000

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Lot 41 Lot 45

Robinson & Son Glass Manufacturers, FRANK & SONS / PITTS” - CANNON
Pittsburgh, PA, 1830 - 1834. Brilliant Historical Flask, Frankstown Glass
aquamarine, corseted scroll form, Works, Pittsburgh, PA, 1870 - 1876.
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, Medium amber with a slight orange
- Pt; (a 1/4” flake on top edge of mouth tone, applied mouth with flat band -
that likely occurred when the cork was smooth base, Pt; (an 1/8” flake at edge
pried out and just a minor touch of of mouth, next to a manufacture imper-
high point wear, otherwise pristine!) fection; a few shallow flakes 1/8” to ¼”,
GIX-43. A scarce, early marked scroll at edge of base, a little exterior wear).
flask and a great example in a nice GXII-39. A comparatively scarce mold.
deep, brilliant tone. Ex. Jim Bender collection.

Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500 Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Lot 42 Lot 46

- EAGLE Historical Flask, Midwest, Historical Calabash, America, possibly
probably Zanesville Glass Works, A.R. Samuels, Philadelphia, PA, 1858 -
Zanesville, Ohio, 1860 - 1865. Aqua- 1866. Medium shading to deep amber
marine, applied round collar - red iron through the shoulders, neck and base,
pontil scar, Pt; (professionally cleaned applied round double collar - iron pontil
to original luster with some light scar, Qt; (just a touch of minor exterior
scratches and exterior wear remain- wear and a ring of interior haze about 1
ing). GXI-45. Listed by McKearin in ½” up from base). GXII-43. Provenance:
group C, Rare Flasks, the “Tippler” as Ex. Jim Bender collection.
it is colloquially known, is a very desir-
able mold. Note; this is the 45, with Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
the smaller frame on reverse.
Lot 47
Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500
Lot 43 - STAR Pictorial Calabash, possibly
Sheets & Duffy Glass Manufacturers,
“FOR PIKE’S PEAK” / PROSPEC- Philadelphia, PA, 1850 - 1860. Light to
TOR - HUNTER Historical Flask, medium ice blue, applied sloping collar
Ravenna Glass Works, Ravenna, Ohio, - blowpipe pontil scar, Qt; (some typical
1857 - 1864. Medium golden amber, light exterior wear and a 1 ½” wide band
applied collared mouth with flat band - of light interior haze around the center).
smooth base, Pt, virtually attic mint; (a GXIII-43. Not a strong color, but cer-
tissue-paper thin 1/8” open bubble at tainly an attractive color, and definitely
edge of base, only the slightest trace not the typical aqua hues.
of very faint wear, otherwise perfect).
GXI-50. Excellent condition, a strong, Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
bold impression, almost no high point
wear, - a great example. Lot 48

Est.: $1,600 - $2,800 • Min. bid: $800 “BALTIMORE” / ANCHOR / “GLASS
Lot 44 Historical Flask, Baltimore Glass
Works, 1860 - 1870. Bright, light honey
“UNION” / CLASPED HANDS / “A & amber with some yellow tones along the
D.H.C” - EAGLE / “PITTSBURGH PA” sides and near the shoulders, crudely
Historical Flask, A. & D. H. Cham- applied double collared mouth - smooth
bers Glassworks, 1860 - 1870. Light base, Pt, near mint; (just a touch of
apple green, applied collar with flat typical, minor exterior wear, other-
band - smooth base, Pt; (professionally wise perfect). GXIII-54. A bright, light
cleaned to original luster with some example, heavily whittled, with a strong
overall, very faint interior milkiness impression, beautiful.
remaining, and a small patch of light
dullness near the base). GXII-27. A Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $600
comparatively scarce mold that is only
listed in aqua. Provenance: Ex. Jim
Bender collection.

Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

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Lot 49 Lot 53

Pattern Molded Globular Bottle, 24 Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 24 verti-
vertical ribs, Zanesville Glass Works, cal ribs, Midwest, probably Zanesville
Zanesville, Ohio, 1820 - 1835. Brilliant Glass Works, Zanesville, Ohio, 1815
light honey yellow with a topaz tone, - 1830. Beautiful, rich golden amber,
globular form, outward rolled mouth - flattened chestnut form, sheared mouth
pontil scar, ht. 7 5/8”, very near mint; - pontil scar, ht. 5”, very near mint; (just
(just a touch of very minor exterior a touch of very light wear on the sides,
wear, otherwise perfect!) Beautiful near the base, otherwise perfect). A
and exceptional color, classic spheri- beautiful, classic example of the early
cal form, and rare with the vertical rib pocket bottles that exemplify the quality
pattern. An outstanding example of of the metal blown at Zanesville, and
the highest quality Midwestern pattern other Midwestern glasshouses, in the
molding of the period. early 1800’s.

Est.: $3,000 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,500 Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Lot 50 Lot 54

Pattern Molded Club or “Beehive” “RUM” Blown Three Mold Decanter,
Bottle, 24 ribs swirled to the left, Ohio America, possibly Boston and Sandwich
or Western PA, 1820 - 1840. Aquama- Glass Works, 1825 - 1835. Colorless,
rine, beehive form, applied collar with barrel form, geometric pattern with
flat band - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 8 diamond diapering and vertical rib-
7/8”, near mint; (a very faint interior bing, tooled, outward flared mouth with
residue or haze that may wash out and pressed wafer stopper - glass tipped
an 1/8” flake on the inner edge of the pontil scar, Qt, overall height (including
lip). A little larger in size, but what is stopper), 10 ¾”, perfect. GII-27. The
particularly interesting is the very rare handful of marked or “embossed” BTM
lip treatment with the applied flat band. decanters are all considered very scarce,
We have only seen perhaps one or two to rare. This one is certainly rare! Ex.
similar examples. Dick Watson.

Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 Est.: $700 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

Lot 51 Lot 55

Large, Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, Freeblown Covered Sugar Bowl, pos-
25 ribs swirled to the left, Midwest, sibly Redford Glass Works, Plattsburgh,
1820 - 1840. Greenish aquamarine, NY, 1831 - 1851. Aquamarine, non-lead
elliptical form, sheared mouth - pontil glass, bowl with sides tapering slightly
scar, ht. 7 ¼”, near mint; (a pinhead toward base, galleried rim - base with
spot of roughness on the edge of the blowpipe pontil scar. Period, closely-
sheared lip, and just a slight trace of matched, but not original cover is
typical light wear, otherwise perfect). domed with a flared and inward folded
Ex. Daryl Fifer collection. A great early rim, drawn ball finial with pontil scar,
pattern molded flask in a scarce size, overall ht. 6”; (a little light exterior wear,
having a rare rib count, and with a otherwise perfect). See McK, plate 15,
good strong pattern from the neck, to #6; also similar to Lot 52, AGG Auction
the base! #8. An exquisite covered sugar bowl.

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800

Lot 52 Lot 56

Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, 24 ribs Early Freeblown Bowl, prob-
swirled to the right, Midwest, probably ably New England, 1810 - 1840.
Zanesville, OH, 1815 - 1830. Bright, Olive with a slight yellowish tone,
light honey amber, flattened chestnut cylindrical with gradually flaring
form, sheared mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 sides and an outward folded,
¼”, near mint; (some typical fine exte- tooled hollow rim - glass tipped
rior wear, otherwise excellent). A light, pontil scar, ht. 2 ¾”, rim dia.
delicate example. Ex. Daryl Fifer col- approx. 6”; (some typical overall
lection. Early Midwestern flasks make light scratches and usage wear,
a beautiful grouping with contrasting some very faint dullness or “patina” on the exterior). A classic early bowl with
colors, patterns and sizes; one com- plenty of honest base wear, and a nice “earthy” feel.
monality is the quality of the glass.
Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $350
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

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Lot 57 Lot 61

Freeblown Chestnut Flask, New Eng- Freeblown Chestnut Flask, New Eng-
land, 1785 - 1820. Clear, delicate light land, 1785 - 1820. Light olive yellow,
yellow olive, chestnut form, crudely plump chestnut form, crudely sheared
applied string lip - delicate blowpipe mouth with an applied ring type collar
pontil scar, ht. 5 3/8”; (just a faint trace - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 7 3/8”; (an
of exterior wear, otherwise pristine!) elongated open bubble on the inside
Excellent clarity and eye-appeal, a of the neck, and just a trace of typical
little sweetheart of a flask. faint exterior wear, otherwise mint).
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150 Nice size, color, and with a slightly
plumper body than most. Provenance:
Lot 58 Ex. John Moore collection.

Freeblown Chestnut Flask, New Est.: $300 - $450 • Min. bid: $180
England, 1785 - 1820. Medium olive
amber, chestnut form, applied string lip Lot 62
- blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5”; (just the
slightest trace of faint wear, otherwise Freeblown Miniature Globular Bottle,
pristine attic mint). Nice color, an probably Continental, 1740 - 1790.
excellent little example, attractive with Aquamarine, teardrop form, sheared
the slightly crooked neck. mouth with applied string lip - pontil scar,
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150 ht. 1 7/8”; (partially open bubble on inte-
rior of shoulder, otherwise perfect). See
Lot 59 VdB, plate 252. Form also similar to 17th
& 18th century utility vials sometimes
Freeblown Chestnut Flask, New referred to as “tear bottles”. Nice char-
England, 1785 - 1820. Clear light acter, crudely applied mouth, wonderful
olive, chestnut form, crudely applied diminutive size.
ring type collar - blowpipe pontil scar,
ht. 6 3/8”, near mint; (typical light Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
exterior usage wear and a shallow, in-
manufacture, pontil flake that extends Lot 63
to the wear ring only, and is not visible
on display). A classic early chestnut, Large, Freeblown Globular Bottle,
slightly larger size. New England, 1785 - 1820. Light yellow
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 olive, almost an olive yellow, globular
body with gracefully tapering shoulders,
Lot 60 applied heavy string lip - blowpipe pon-
til scar, ht. 11 ¼”; (some light scratches
Freeblown Chestnut Flask, New around the mid-body, primarily on one
England, 1785 - 1820. Clear, light olive side only, a narrow interior open bubble,
yellow with a straw tone, chestnut and a little typical light usage wear).
form, sheared mouth with an applied Nice size. Similar to McK, plate 224, #9
ring type collar - blowpipe pontil scar,
ht. 7 ¾”; (a few light scratches and Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $350
minor exterior wear, some very faint
interior haze through the mid-body). A Lot 64
crude example with some small scat-
tered sandgrains and potstones (none Early Freeblown Globular Bottle,
with any radiations), and in a slightly America, 1790 -1820. Bright medium
larger size than normal. green, almost a grass green, globular
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 form with slightly flattened sides, ap-
plied heavy ring type collar - blowpipe
pontil scar, ht. 10 ¼”, near mint; (just
a little minor exterior wear, otherwise
perfect!) A very rare bottle, excellent
clarity, color and condition, the “cousin”
to Lot #61, in our Auction #11, October,
2013 sale.

Est.: $750 - $1,250 • Min. bid: $400

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Lot 65 Lot 69

Freeblown Pedestal Vase, Con- Early, Enameled Presentation Flask,
gressville Glass Works, Saratoga, NY, blown in the Alpine Region of Europe,
or possibly England, 1865 - 1880. likely Switzerland, c. 1764. Deep
Yellowish olive with an amber tone and amethyst with white enameled lettering
opaque white flecks of glass scattered in old German, translated, “If your heart
throughout, trumpet form with a wide grows true Forget me nots will grow out
neck and tooled ring-type collar - of it, 1764” - (Detailed motif of Forget-
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8”; (some me-not flowers), ovoid form, blown in
fine exterior usage wear, and the glass the German half-post method, sheared
has a slight dullness or “patina”, as is mouth - pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8”; (some
often the case with this type of glass). overall fine exterior usage wear, but oth-
A scarce vase discovered in New Eng- erwise perfect). A very rare, early flask,
land many years ago 250 years of age.

Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $1,200 - $2,400 • Min. bid: $700

Lot 66 Lot 70

Early Patterned Leech Bowl, prob- Early, Pattern Molded Pocket Flask,
ably England, 1860 - 1880. Translu- probably Continental, 1780 - 1830.
cent, light robin’s egg blue with some Clear, light to medium sapphire blue,
fiery opalescent tones, compressed chestnut form patterned with faint
globular form with 16 vertical ribs, horizontal rows of small dots, tooled and
sheared, wide, outward flared thin outward flared mouth - pushed up base
flanged mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, with small glass-tipped punty scar, ht. 5
ht. 2 1/8”, very near mint; (a touch of ¼”; (pattern weakens in the lower half of
very light wear, otherwise perfect). At- the flask, otherwise perfect!) An early,
tractive color, especially with the fiery delicate little flask, almost eggshell thin
opalescence. glass. Ex. Norman Heckler Jr., John
Moore collections.
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $225 - $375 • Min. bid: $140

Lot 67 Lot 71

Early Patterned Leech Bowl, prob- Pattern Molded Pocket Flask, prob-
ably England, 1860 - 1880. Beautiful ably Continental, possibly Austrian,
cranberry coloration, globular form 1820 - 1850. Vivid cobalt blue, flattened
with 10 wide melon type vertical ribs, chestnut form with an overall hobnail,
sheared, tooled and outward flared sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar,
mouth - polished pontil base, ht. 2 ht. 5 1/8”, near mint; (a light 1” scratch
3/8”, perfect. A fantastic color, not near the side, towards the base, and a
often seen in these little traveling leech little typical minor exterior wear on the
jars that were prevalent during the sides, near the base, otherwise excel-
Victorian period. lent). Beautiful deep color.

Est.: $200 - $350 • Min. bid. $120 Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Lot 68 Lot 72

Nailsea Type Flask, probably England, Quilted Diamond Flask, Continental,
1840 - 1870. Beautiful pinkish cran- probably Germany, 1840 - 1860. Bright
berry coloration with fine opaque white moss green, blown in a 2-piece mold,
looping combed through the glass, applied square collar - light sand type
oval or “horseshoe” form, sheared pontil scar, ht. 6 3/8”; (a 3/16” open bub-
mouth - glass tipped pontil scar, ht. 6 ble at base edge; a few scattered, 1/8”
5/8”, mint. Nice color, plenty of work- or less, minor open surface bubbles, and
manship with the fine white loopings. a narrow band of light interior residue or
Note, an early collector tag remains on haze near the base, otherwise excellent).
the base. A scarce flask, attractive color, and out-
standing character, the glass being filled
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 with tiny seed bubbles!

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $140

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Lot 73 Lot 77

Early, Engraved Spirits Flask, , Fancy Scent Bottle, probably South
probably Bohemian, 1750 - 1780. Boston area, possibly Boston and
Colorless with fancy engraved floral Sandwich Glass Works, 1855 - 1870.
and leaf designs, elliptical form with Beautiful light amethyst, or lavender,
flattened back panel, blown in the elliptical form, geometric pattern with
German half post method, sheared alternating bands of short vertical ribs
mouth with an applied pewter clo- and horizontal rings, short neck with
sure - solid punty scar, ht. 8 ½”; (a factory ground lip - smooth base, ht.
little spotty light interior haze in the 3”, perfect. MW, plate 106, #17; McK,
upper third of the flask, and a bit of plate 241, #25 (text at bottom of plate
expected light usage wear, otherwise 241 indicates a Sandwich Glass attribu-
excellent). A very early flask exhibit- tion). Scarce pattern and color. From a
ing fine engraving and workmanship. Vermont estate sale.

Est.: $125 - $250 • Min. bid: $70 Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

Lot 74 Lot 78

Rare, Pattern Molded Spirits Fancy Cologne Bottle, America,
Bottle, Continental, probably Germa- 1835 – 1855. Sapphire blue, corseted
ny or the Alpine Region, 1740 - 1780. body with lattice and palmette designs
Medium to deep cobalt, rectangu- on front panel, and scrolled Acanthus
lar, blown in the German half-post leaves forming the shoulders, sheared
method with 19 ribs swirled to the and inward rolled mouth – pedestal type
right, tooled, slightly flared mouth - base with blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ½”,
glass-tipped punty scar, ht. 4 3/8”; very near mint; (some minor rough-
(a little light exterior wear including ness on inside edge of rolled lip, likely
a shallow, 3/16” flake on one of the in-manufacture, otherwise pristine!). An
ribs, otherwise excellent). A rare size excellent example, clean, bright, crisp,
for a early spirits flask. Also, scarce and in outstanding condition. MW, plate
with the ribbed pattern. 111, #3.

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600

Lot 75 Lot 79

“VAN CUTSEM - A ST QUENTIN” Fancy Figural Cologne Bottle, Amer-
Target Ball, France, 1880 - 1895. ica, 1835 - 1855. Sapphire blue, rect-
Rich cobalt blue, quilted diamond angular, figural building with a stand-
pattern with center band, rough ing Knight embossed on front panel,
sheared mouth, dia. 2 5/8”, perfect. columned corners, Gothic arches, and
Note; these balls are often very latticed sides, sheared, crudely tooled
dense in color, this one is a little mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 4”,
lighter in shade perfect. Another outstanding example
with brilliant glass, early and beautiful.
Est.: $100 - $175 • Min. bid: $60 MW, plate 109, #10.

Lot 76 Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600

Germany, 1880 - 1895. Yellowish Figural Fountain Cologne Bottle,
with a slight olive tone, quilted dia- America, 1835 - 1855. Vivid deep
mond pattern above and below cen- cobalt with a slight violet tone, classi-
ter band, rough sheared mouth, dia. cal fountain architecture with columned
2 5/8”, perfect. Note; “Glashutten” in corners and arched entries, tooled
German is the plural for glasshouse. thin flared mouth - pedestal base with
The ball still retains some remnants pontil scar, ht. 4 3/8”, attic mint! A rare
of the, likely original, material that and exceptional early cologne. MW
would have been hand stuffed into indicates it may have been an import
the ball, designed to give more visual from France, and also notes on p. 404,
effect when the ball was shot. that fountain colognes were blown at
two different South Jersey glasshouses.
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 MW, plate 113, #4.

Est.: $1,500 - $3,000 • Min. bid: $800

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Lot 81 Lot 85

Urn & Floral Motif, Early Cologne Umbrella Ink, New England, probably a
Bottle, Mt. Vernon Glass Works, Ver- Stoddard, NH glasshouse, 1842 - 1860.
non, NY, 1825 - 1840. Yellowish olive Medium to deep amber, 8-sided um-
amber in the shoulders shading to deep brella form, sheared and inward rolled
olive amber in the lower half, rectangu- mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, 2 ¼” ht.
lar with beveled corners, sheared mouth x 2 1/8” wide, very near mint; (a little
with a short tapered collar - blowpipe dried content stain in the base). Similar
pontil scar, ht. 6 7/8”, near mint; (a to C#131.
little light exterior wear and some glass
extrusion from the mold seam along the Est.: $200 - $300 • Min. bid: $120
back edge with a ¼” flake at the side).
Heavy seedy, crude bubbly glass. One Lot 86
of classics in American glass.
“J-&-I-E-M - PATD OCT 31ST 1865” Ink
Est.: $4,000 - $8,000 • Min. bid: $2,500 Bottle, America, 1865 - 1890. Delicate
light citron with some pale apple green
Lot 82 tones in the base and a few faint streaks
of honey color in the top of the dome, cy-
Lot of (2), Early Snuff Jars, America, lindrical with six block panels around the
1840 - 1865. Olive amber and light sides, domed shoulders, offset neck with
yellow olive, both are rectangular with ground mouth - smooth base, ht. 1 5/8”;
beveled corners, sheared, slightly flared (some typical flaking around the ground
mouths - olive amber example with lip, almost certainly in-manufacture, oth-
blowpipe pontil scar; olive yellow exam- erwise perfect). C #629. Delicate colors,
ple has an early smooth base, ht. 4” & but a very attractive example.
4 1/8” respectively, both are near mint;
(the olive example has some minor in- Est.: $150 - $300 • Min. bid: $80
terior residue near two beveled corners;
the yellow example has a couple of Lot 87
1/8” flakes along lip edge). Scarce color
on the olive yellow example. “HARRISON’S / COLUMBIAN / INK”,
America, 1865 - 1877. Aquamarine,
Est.: $150 - $300 • Min. bid: $80 octagonal with eight panels forming
domed shoulders, “turtle type” with
Lot 83 offset neck and rough sheared mouth -
smooth base, ht. 1 7/8”, very near mint;
Lot of (2), Early Blacking Bottles, (just a bit of extremely faint, light residue
America, probably New England, in the shoulder that would likely wash
1825 - 1845. Olive green and olive out, otherwise perfect). C#624, Faulkner
amber, both are square, early 2-pc. p.187. The “igloo” mold Harrison’s inks
molds with sheared mouths - blow- are fairly scarce. Note, two rivet type
pipe pontil scarred bases, ht. 4 3/8” marks are located on the back panels.
and 4 7/8” respectively; (a couple of
very minor open surface bubbles, Est.: $250 - $350 • Min. bid: $140
otherwise both example near mint!)
Beautiful early utility bottles, the col-
ors compliment one another nicely,
and both with crude, bubbly glass.

Est.: $125 - $250 • Min. bid: $70

Lot 84 Lot 88

Master Ink Bottle, New England, America, 1847 - 1860. Aquamarine,
1836 - 1850. Olive amber, tooled, octagonal with eight panels forming
thin flared mouth - blowpipe pontil domed shoulders, sheared and inward
scar, ht. 6 1/8”; (the bottle is perfect, rolled mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht.
the label is approx. 80% complete). 2”, mint. C#531, MW, plate 76, #12. A
Maynard and Noyes was the first good clean example!
American ink manufacturer. Label
reads in part, “In consequence of our Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60
former label having been imitated,
we have adopted a new one....”. Nice
example having a perfect thin flared
lip, heavily whittled.

Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80

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Lot 89 Lot 93

“S. I. / COMP.” Figural House Ink- “J.N. KLINE & COS’ / AROMATIC /
well, America, 1880 - 1890. Aquama- DIGESTIVE CORDIAL” (within wreath),
rine, figural house with mansard style America, 1865 - 1875. Vivid, medium to
roof, tooled square collar - smooth deep cobalt blue, teardrop form, applied
base, ht. 2 5/8”; (just a little minor square collar with bevel - smooth base,
trace of interior residue, otherwise per- ht. 5 3/8”; (lightly cleaned to original
fect!) C #681, Faulker, p.117. Put up luster and near mint condition, with just
by the Senate Ink Co. of Philadelphia. a couple of light scratches and some
An attractive little figural ink. minor exterior wear remaining). Nice
example in a beautiful, deeper color
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 than most.

Lot 90 Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

“JJ BUTLER / CIN” Ink Bottle, Amer- Lot 94
ica, 1854 - 1860. Deep aquamarine,
square with beveled corners, sheared “LONDON - ROYAL - IMPERIAL GIN”,
and inward rolled mouth - blowpipe America, 1870 - 1880. Bright sapphire
pontil scar, ht. 2 5/8”; (a minor, shal- blue, square with beveled corners, ap-
low open bubble on the inside of the plied sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9
neck, otherwise pristine!) Similar to C 7/8”, near mint; (just a very slight trace
#478. Note, there are many different of minor exterior wear, and a little spotty
variations of the Butler molds. The faint interior milkiness, primarily near the
embossing on this example is different, shoulders that is not terribly distracting,
having narrower spacing between the and would easily clean with just a day or
two rows of lettering. A crisp, brilliant two in the tumbler, if desired). Beauti-
example. ful color, one of only a small handful of
American gin or whiskey bottles that
Est.: $125 - $225 • Min. bid: $70 come in sapphire blue.

Lot 91 Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500

“CA-RT-ER - CA-RT-ER” Cathedral Lot 95
Master Ink Bottle, America, 1910 -
1920. Prussian blue, hexagonal with “BROWNSIDES OLD TOM / LONDON
cathedral panels, machine square CORDIAL GIN – GORDON FELLOWS
collared mouth - “CARTER’S / G-10 / & / McMILLAN – NOS 14 & 16 BEA-
2” (on smooth base), ht. 7 ¾”; (a small VER, ST. / NEW YORK”, America, 1860
pinhead flake on the edge of the lip, – 1870. Bright yellowish olive, square
and one at a corner edge; some light with beveled corners, applied sloping
interior haze from the shoulders to the collar – smooth base, ht. 9 1/8”, per-
base, that would easily professionally fect! A beautiful, extremely rare bottle,
clean, if desired). Scarce middle size, originally discovered with contents in a
and a very scarce color for this bottle. northern Michigan attic.

Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $500

Lot 92 Lot 96

Large, Cathedral Peppersauce Bot- “OLD HOLLAND GIN - GREENE &
tle, America, 1850 - 1860. Aquama- GLADDING - 62 CORTLANDT ST /
rine, square with gothic arched panels NEW YORK.”, America, 1870 - 1880.
(two with embossed windows), below Bright golden amber with some lighter
trefoil designs on neck, applied round yellowish honey tones, square with
collar with lower bevel - large iron beveled corners, applied sloping col-
pontil scar, ht. 10 ¼”, near attic mint; lar - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8”, virtually
(a faint, barely noticeable minor band attic mint; (a small, tissue-paper-thin,
of milkiness about two inches up from open surface bubble near base, on side
the base, otherwise pristine). Note, the panel, otherwise pristine!) A very scarce
scarce larger size for this mold, also American gin, especially in this color
unusual with the iron pontiled base. and condition.

Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180

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Lot 97 Lot 101

America, 1855 - 1860. Medium to CURED”, America, 1865 - 1875. Beau-
deep apricot puce with some reddish tiful golden yellow from the knees up
strawberry tones, tapered gin form, ap- through the shield and arms with some
plied sloping collar - iron pontil scar, ht. deeper honey amber tones in the chest
9 5/8”; (some scattered minor exterior and head, figural Indian maiden, inward
wear and a few light surface scratches, rolled lip (1/3 of the inward roll was not
otherwise excellent). It is believed that completed when blown) - smooth base,
these gins were made for a relatively ht. 12 ¼”; (a 5/16” area of chipping on
short period, and marketed primarily the edge of the lip, on the reverse, and
in the California gold country, mid-to- a small bubble on the dress has a 1/8”
late 1850’s. Fantastic color, nice crude opening in the cover glass). Nice lighter
glass, and very scarce. example having plenty of yellow.

Est.: $2,500 - $4,500 • Min. bid: $1,500 Est.: $1,400 - $2,400 • Min. bid: $800

Lot 98 Lot 102

GIN - OR REAL - SCHIEDAM / WAY ST. / N. Y.”, America, 1865 - 1875.
SCHNAPPS”, America, 1845 - 1860. Light golden honey coloration figural
Clear, medium olive in the upper half, cannon, factory ground mouth - smooth
shading to a rich, deep olive in the base, ht. 12 3/8”, very near mint; (a
lower portion, tapered gin form, ap- trace of faint dried contents or residue,
plied sloping collar - sand type pontil primarily in the upper portion near the
scar, ht. 8 7/8”, near mint; (just a touch shoulders, that should easily wash out,
of faint exterior wear and a partially otherwise virtually attic mint!) A very
open bubble at the base edge, on a nice example, and one of the classics of
side panel). Rare with the pontiled the early figural whiskies, as well as the
base. Nice character, rich, bubbly, always-popular Bininger bottles, virtually
crude glass. a category of their own.

Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $350 Est.: $1,200 - $2,400 • Min. bid: $700

Lot 99 Lot 103

/ GIN - (Horse and Rider), America, INGTON ST / BOSTON”, (backwards
1858 - 1865. Rich, medium to deep “N” in “Washington” and “Boston”), and
emerald coloration, square with bev- with 95% complete original labels for
eled corners, applied sloping collar “CONCENTRATED EXTRACT OF RYE”,
- smooth base, ht. 9 3/8”, virtually America, 1875 - 1885. Deep golden in
attic mint; (a couple of tiny pinhead the shoulder shading to deep amber
size, tissue-paper-thin open surface with a reddish tone near the base,
bubbles, otherwise pristine!) An- applied sloping collar - smooth base,
other outstanding color for this bottle, ht. 9 ½”; (tiny, pinhead flake at edge
great condition, and provenance! Ex. of lip, otherwise perfect). Very crude
Charles B. Gardner collection. glass, strong embossing, scarce with
complete labels!
Est.: $2,500 - $4,500 • Min. bid: $1,400
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
Lot 100
Lot 104
/ GIN - (Horse and Rider), America, “UDOLPHO WOLFE’S - SCHIEDAM -
1858 - 1865. Beautiful, brilliant yellow AROMATIC / SCHNAPPS” (with 85%
green with a citron tone, square with complete, original label). America,
beveled corners, applied sloping collar 1855 - 1865. Yellowish olive, square
- smooth base, ht. 9”, perfect! One of with beveled corners, applied sloping
the most popular of the numerous early collar with bevel - iron pontil scar, ht. 8
gins, the Jockey Club bottles were 1/8”, perfect. Nice crude glass, scarce
primarily distributed in the West, during with the label. Provenance: Ex. Dr. Bur-
the gold rush era. Spectacular color, ton Spiller collection.
outstanding condition, great eye ap-
peal. Ex. Charles B. Gardner collection. Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80

Est.: $2,500 - $4,500 • Min. bid: $1,400

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Lot 105 Lot 109

1855 - 1865. Medium olive, square 1865 - 1880. Beautiful honey yel-
with beveled corners, applied slop- low, square with beveled corners,
ing collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 9 ¾”, applied sloping collar, smooth base, ht.
perfect! A nice example, clean as a 8”, sparkling attic mint! Crisp, clean
whistle! example, very attractive color. It is
easy to see why people put color runs
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60 of these together, not to mention the
variations on embossing.

Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60

Lot 106 Lot 110

1850 - 1860. Deep greenish aqua, 1865 - 1880. Medium peach color-
almost a light sea-green, square with ation with some warmer apricot tones,
beveled corners, applied sloping square with beveled corners, applied
double collar - iron pontil, ht. 7 ¾”, sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 8
near mint; (just the slightest trace of ¼”; (lightly cleaned to original luster
very faint interior residue or haze near with just a little light wear remaining,
the shoulder, otherwise perfect). Ex- primarily on the “Schiedam” panel,
tremely rare, the only aqua example of and a paper-thin, 1/8” flake on one of
this mold with uppercase embossing the base corners, but no other form of
that we have seen (other examples of damage). A very scarce, eye-appeal-
this color are in lowercase). ing color.

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 107 Lot 111

- Schnapps”, America, 1850 - 1860. AROMATIC / SCHNAPPS”, America,
Bright honey amber, square with bev- 1865 - 1880. Beautiful medium apricot
eled corners, applied sloping collar with some deeper apricot-puce tones
- iron pontil scar, ht. 9 ¾”; (a partially in the shoulder and neck, some subtle
open bubble near the shoulder, oth- striations through the body, rectan-
erwise attic mint!) Heavily whittled, gular with beveled corners, applied
beautiful color, extremely rare mold, sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 8 ¼”;
believed to be one of only two, or (lightly cleaned to original luster with
possibly three examples known, in this just a touch of scattered minor wear
color, size, and style of lettering. Dis- remaining, otherwise appears as near
covered years ago in an Indiana estate, mint!) Scarce color, beautiful with the
and is now being offered at auction. striations.

Est.: $750 - $1,250 • Min. bid: $400 Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $140

Lot 108 Lot 112

- Schnapps”, America, 1850 - 1860. BROOK & TUCKER / BOS-
Golden honey amber, square with TON”, America, 1865 - 1875.
beveled corners, applied sloping collar Light golden amber in the
- iron pontil scar, ht. 7 ¾”; virtually attic head, shading to light honey
mint; (just a tiny, barely pinprick spot of and golden yellow through the
roughness on the edge of the lip, other- body, figural pig, applied round
wise pristine). Another very rare Wolfe’s double collar - smooth base,
having crude glass, scarce color, and length 10 1/8”, virtually attic mint; (just a trace of faint interior residue, and a
outstanding condition. One of just a partially open, interior bubble in one of the hind feet, otherwise perfect!) R/H
few in this combination of color, size, #S217. Beautiful light color with plenty of yellow tones.
embossing, and lower case lettering.
Est.: $1,200 - $2,400 • Min. bid: $700
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

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Lot 113 Lot 117

America, 1867 - 1875. Brilliant, light America, 1862 - 1880. Beautiful light
honey yellow from the knees and lower yellowish citron green, cabin form with
dress, through the arms, with only 6 logs above the label panel, applied
slightly deeper honey tones through sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8”;
the rest of the bottle; figural Indian (a small potstone on the inside surface,
maiden, sheared, inward rolled mouth lower portion of a side panel, has a
- smooth base, ht. 12 ¼”, virtually attic “fisheye” or “butterfly” type iridescence
mint; (a minor, 1/8” open surface bub- and small lines, otherwise attic mint!)
ble on the back side of the dress). R/H R/H #D105. Great clarity, gorgeous,
#B223. Outstanding color with lots of outstanding color, nice and light all the
yellow throughout. A great example! way to the base!

Est.: $1,200 - $1,800 • Min. bid: $700 Est.: $3,000 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,800

Lot 114 Lot 118

America, 1867 - 1875. Chocolate America, 1862 - 1880. Brilliant clear
through the chest and upper dress, lemon yellow above the windows and
shading to deep amber through the through the shoulders, and only slightly
lower dress and knees, figural Indian deeper honey-yellow tones through the
maiden, sheared and inward rolled lip mouth and lower body, cabin form with
- smooth base, ht. 12 1/8”; (some flak- 6 logs above the label panel, applied
ing along 1/3 of the inner portion of the sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8”,
rolled mouth, as is common of these perfect; (slightly weak impression in the
bottles; a 1/8’ x ½”, shallow open upper shoulders, as is common). R/H
surface bubble on the reverse). R/H #D108. Another outstanding color,
#B223. Scarce “chocolate” color. lighter and brighter than most.

Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300 Est.: $800 - $1,600 • Min. bid: $500

Lot 115 Lot 119

Rare, Unembossed, Cabin Form “S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION
Bitters, America, 1860 - 1865. Bright / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”,
golden amber with some yellowish America, 1862 - 1880. Light peach with
honey tones in the shoulders, square some clear copper tones along the cor-
cabin form with two corners having a ners and warm apricot tones in the lower
wide, flat bevel, applied sloping double portion, cabin form with 6 logs above
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8”, attic the label panel, applied sloping collar -
mint. A rare mold with thatching on all smooth base, ht. 9 7/8”, near mint; (a tiny,
(4) roof panels; beveled corners down hard-to-see, ¼” hairline flash in the cover
two of the sides. There is believed to glass of a bubble, on the reverse roof
be an example of this mold with a label panel, otherwise perfect). R/H #D105.
that reads, “Petroleum Bitters”, from A rare, beautiful color, outstanding clarity,
Pithole City, Pa (now a ghost town). strong mold impression.

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $800 - $1,600 • Min. bid: $500

Lot 116 Lot 120

Unembossed, pontiled, Cabin Form “S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION
Bitters, America, 1858 - 1862. Medium / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”,
to deep golden amber, cabin form with America, 1862 - 1880. Medium to deep
two corners having a wide, flat bevel, apricot, cabin form with 6 logs above
applied double collar - iron pontil scar, the label panel, applied sloping collar
ht. 10”, perfect! These molds are very - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8”, attic mint!
rare and were obviously made to imi- R/H #D105. Nice attractive color that
tate the success of the early Drake’s. It passes plenty of light, excellent condi-
is likely that they were shut down after tion and character, with a large teardrop
only a short period of operation, and bubble spanning from the neck, across
that is why they are so rare. Adding to the roof, to the front corner of the bottle.
the rarity is the large iron pontil scar.
Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600

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Lot 121 Lot 125

“S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA- “S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTATION
1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. Medium America, 1862 - 1880. Yellow, cabin
golden amber through the midsection, form with 4 logs above the label panel,
shading to a deep golden amber near applied sloping collar - smooth base,
the base, and dense golden, almost ht. 10 ¼”, virtually attic mint; (just a
black, through the upper shoulders trace of minor exterior wear, otherwise
and neck, cabin form with 6 logs perfect). R/H #D110. Beautiful yellow
above the label panel, applied sloping coloration with only the slightest hint of
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”, virtually honey tones, nice and light all the way
attic mint. R/H #D105. A little different to the base.
with the subtle gradations of color.
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $125 - $175 • Min .bid: $70
Lot 126
Lot 122
“S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA- / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862”,
TION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / America, 1862 - 1880. Bright yellowish
1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. Dense honey coloration with plenty of yellow
tobacco amber, virtually black through along the edges, cabin form with 4 logs
the label panels and roof, cabin form above the label panel, applied sloping
with 6 logs above the label panel, ap- collar - smooth base, ht. 10 1/8”, virtually
plied sloping collar - smooth base, ht. attic mint; (a touch of faint exterior wear,
9 7/8”, near attic mint; (just a couple very minor, and a trace of interior residue,
of small, onionskin-thin, open surface otherwise perfect). R/H #D110. A bright,
bubbles). R/H #D105. Very few attractive example with a good strong
Drake’s are this dense of color, unless mold impression.
they are in the puce tones.
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Lot 127
Lot 123
“S T / DRAKE’S / 1860 / PLANTA-
TION / X / BITTERS - PATENTED / 1862” (with original front and back
1862”, America, 1862 - 1880. Deep labels). America, 1862 - 1880. Golden
cherry puce, cabin form with 6 logs amber with a slight orange tone, cabin
above the label panel, applied sloping form with 4 logs above the label panel,
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8”, near applied sloping collar - smooth base,
mint; (just a slight trace of high point ht. 10”, near mint; (a small, onionskin-
wear and a minor, light surface scratch thin open bubble and a trace of interior
on the reverse label panel, otherwise residue). R/H #D110. Front label 90%
excellent!) R/H #D105. Some nice complete, rear label with directions,
rich, deep cherry tones in natural 99% complete!
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $250 - $350 • Min. bid: $140
Lot 128
Lot 124
“O.H.P. ROSE / E.G.R.I. - O.H.P. ROSE
“DRAKES / PLANTATION / BITTERS - PAT-D JUNE 21’ 70”, Bitters Bottle,
- PATENTED / 1869.”, America, 1869 America, 1870 - 1875. Brilliant lemon
- 1875. Beautiful honey coloration, yellow with just a slightly deeper honey
cabin form with 5 logs above the label tone through the neck and base, trian-
panel, applied sloping collar - smooth gular, applied sloping collar with ring
base, ht. 9 ¾”; (a tiny, pinhead bit of - smooth base, ht. 10 3/8”; (a minuscule
roughness on the edge of the lip; a sandgrain, on the inside surface of the
couple of spots of roughness, barely glass, has a tiny, barely noticeable ra-
a 1/16” each, on the inside edge of diation, otherwise perfect!) R/H #R99L.
the lip that may have resulted from A very rare Rhode Island bitters, nice
manufacture, and a very faint sheen, or form, exceptional color.
patina, on the back label panel, other-
wise excellent). R/H #D109. Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250

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Lot 129 Lot 133

America, 1859 - 1863. Medium olive, MANUFACTURED / BALTIMORE. MD”
tall “Lady’s Leg” form with (8) panels, - (Pictorial image of 5-story building),
applied sloping collar with bevel - sand America, 1865 - 1870. Medium amber,
type pontil scar, ht. 12 ¼”; (profes- semi-cabin with a beaded design along
sionally cleaned to original luster, all (4) corners, applied sloping collar
some scaling and etching remain, - - smooth base, ht. 9 7/8”; (a ¼” x ½”
mostly on the back panels, and a ¼” hole in one of the bottom corners on
iridescent potstone on the reverse with the reverse with a 1 ¼” crack extending
a couple of 1/8” legs). R/H #B243. A up the panel edge). R/H #D39. Ex-
rare and desirable bitters from the tremely rare (one of only three examples
shipwreck “Sea Lark”, discovered in known). Found in an old farmhouse in
1999, with approx. 18 intact examples. West Virginia.

Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800 Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $600

Lot 130 Lot 134

ROOT / BITTERS”, America, 1871 TERS - WILD CHERRY / (motif of
- 1873. Golden amber, almost a but- cherry tree) - BITTERS - BITTERS
terscotch tone, cylindrical with fluted - BITTERS - BITTERS”, America, 1885 -
shoulders, applied sloping collar with 1895. Golden amber with a slight orange
ring - smooth base, ht. 11”; (a nice tone, cabin form with roped corners,
example with a little minor exterior tooled sloping collar with ring - smooth
wear, and a ¾” horizontal hairline fis- base, ht. 8 7/8”, virtually attic mint; (trace
sure or annealing line in the shoulder of interior residue near base). R/H #H94.
ring, otherwise excellent). R/H #W146. A rare mold, and very rare in amber,
A gorgeous, classic Western Bitters, much more so than the green examples!
heavily embossed, whittled, beautiful,
and rare! Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

Est.: $3,000 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,800

Lot 131 Lot 135

JAS.M. BELL & Co. / NEW YORK.”, / BITTERS - PATENT”, America, 1865
America, 1875 - 1885. Bright, light - 1875. Golden honey coloration, cabin
honey amber, almost a honey yellow form, applied sloping collar - smooth
in the shoulders, “Lady’s Leg” form, base, ht. 9 ¼”; (a couple of very minor
applied collar with flat band - smooth items including an 1/8”, paper-thin,
base, ht. 10 ½”, virtually attic mint; open bubble on one of the corners; a
(a little faint, spotty, interior milkiness tiny pinprick bit of roughness at the
near the shoulder area, otherwise edge of the collar, and slightly weak let-
perfect). R/H #B58. A great example, tering on the shoulders). R/H #O37. A
whittled, nice light color, and excellent nice example, certainly a little lighter in
condition. A scarce bitters, this one color than most.
was likely an “attic” type find.
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 132 Lot 136

PATENTED / 1863 - KELLY’S / OLD - PATEND 1863 - W. CHILTON & Co”,
CABIN / BITTERS - PATENTED / America, 1863 - 1875. Light golden,
1863”, America, 1863 - 1870. Medium almost a honey coloration, semi-cabin
to deep amber, cabin form, applied form, applied sloping collar - smooth
sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 base, ht. 10 1/8”; (some fine exterior
3/8”, near mint; (just a touch of typical, wear and minor, light dullness, primar-
light exterior wear, and a small, paper- ily along one corner column, otherwise
thin, 1/8” open surface bubble near the a nice clean example). R/H #R86. A
base, otherwise excellent!) R/H #K21. scarce, attractive mold.
A nice example of one of the all-time
classics of the figural bitters. Est.: $700 - $900 • Min. bid: $400

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Lot 137 Lot 141

“OLD SACHEM / BITTERS / AND Pineapple Figural Bitters Bottle,
/ WIGWAM TONIC”, America, 1860 America, 1865 - 1875. Medium to
- 1870. Gorgeous yellow coloration deep amber, pineapple form, applied
with some slightly richer honey tones, blob collar with lower bevel - smooth
primarily in the neck and base, barrel base, ht. 9”; (tiny, less-than-pinhead bit
form, applied square collar - smooth of roughness at edge of blob collar, a
base, ht. 9 ¼”; (less than pinhead size, small pinhead flake at base edge, ever
tiny open bubble, hardly a trace of so slight bit of minor interior residue,
wear, sparking attic mint!) R/H #O46. or dullness, that may wash out). R/H
The color is outstanding, with nice #P100. These are always a popular
clarity, a perfect square collar, and figural, and one that is still affordable.
outstanding condition; a good one!
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $1,200 - $2,200 • Min. bid: $700
Lot 142
Lot 138
“W & Co / N.Y.” Figural Pineapple
“GREELEY’S BOURBON / BITTERS”, Bitters, America, 1855 - 1865. Medium
America, 1860 - 1875. Light to me- to deep yellowish olive, pineapple form,
dium smoky topaz, barrel form, applied applied round double collar - large, blow-
square collar - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8”; pipe pontil scar, ht. 8 3/8”; (just a trace of
(just a slight trace of very minor, light light wear on the reverse, other pristine
exterior wear, otherwise pristine!) R/H perfect!) R/H #P100. Beautiful, rich
#G101. A beautiful color, nice and color, a little lighter than some, and one
light through the upper rings, shading that passes light with ease. A fantastic
to a slightly deeper tone through the example in color, clarity, and condition.
center and towards the base. This ex-
ample is much lighter than most, and Est.: $4,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $2,000
with a hard-to-find, virtually flawless lip
and outstanding overall condition. Lot 143

Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400 “A. M. S. 2. / 1864 - CONSTITU-
TION / BITTERS - A. M. S. 2. / 1864
N.Y.”, America, 1864 - 1870. Medium
“GREELEY’S BOURBON / BITTERS”, to deep golden amber, rectangular,
America, 1860 - 1875. Copper with applied sloping collar - smooth base,
some apricot and puce tones, barrel ht. 9 1/8”, width 2 7/8”, depth 2 ¼”,
form, applied square collar - smooth virtually attic mint; (just a slight trace of
base, ht. 9 1/8’, near mint; (just a little extremely faint exterior wear, otherwise
light exterior wear, primarily on the re- pristine perfect!) R/H #C223. A rare
verse, and a couple of small tissue-pa- mold, these do not come around often!
per-thin, open surface bubbles, also on
the reverse, otherwise excellent!) R/H Est.: $2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,200
#G101. Another good, clean example
that passes plenty of light through the Lot 144
Est.: $500 - $700 • Min. bid: $300 ACH / BITTERS”, America, 1890 -
1900. Medium amber, cabin form, tooled
Lot 140 sloping collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”;
(a 1/8” iridescent bruise on one of the
“DR C. W. ROBACKS / STOMACH shingles on the reverse; a light interior
BITTERS / CINCINNATI. O” (with peri- film that may, or may not wash out, but is
od druggist label on reverse), America, not very distracting and would easily pro-
1865 - 1875. Medium amber, barrel fessionally clean, if desired). R/H #H154.
form, applied sloping collar - smooth While often plagued by very weak em-
base, ht. 9 1/8”; (1/8” flake at top of bossing this example is as strong, and
lip, otherwise virtually attic mint). R/H crisp, as you could hope to find.
#R75. A good clean example found
in an Iowa estate. Label, likely late Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
1800’s, on the reverse reads in part,
/ The Sun Drug Co.”.

Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

Historical and Pictorial

Lot 48

Lot 43 Lot 23 Lot 1

Flasks... Nearly a century ago, the With over 700 different molds recorded
pioneer collectors of early — and new ones still being discovered*—
Lot 10 American glass were quick to a vast rainbow of colors, and a cast of
recognize the intrinsic beauty and historic interesting historic “characters” and
importance of what would later become decorative motifs, there’s a lifetime of
know as American historical and pictorial collecting possibilities with these “kings”
flasks, or simply, figured flasks. of the antique bottle collecting hobby.

Since then, that history and beauty *For a fascinating story of one such discovery that
has been appreciated and admired by rocked the flask collecting world, see the March, 2015
generations of collectors and it’s likely issue of Antique Bottle & Glass Collector magazine.
that theses flasks are more popular today
than ever before — and with good reason.

Lot 41

Lot 12 Lot 5

Lot 38 Lot 25

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Lot 145 Lot 149

TERS”, America, 1870 - 1880. Honey GEO. J. HOWARD - ATLANTA. GA”,
amber shading to a lighter yellow- America, 1870 - 1880. Golden amber,
ish honey color along the edges and square with beveled corners, applied
through the shoulders, square with sloping collar with ring - smooth base,
roped corners, applied sloping collar ht. 9 3/8”; (does not appear to be a dug
- smooth base, ht. 9 ½”, near mint; bottle, but has some moderate scratch-
(a minor bit of interior residue along es down one of the beveled edges and
one of the roped corners, otherwise minor exterior wear including a ¼” open
virtually attic mint). R/H #B9. A good surface bubble, but no other form of
clean example of this always popular damage!) R/H #H202.5. Unique, or
mold, with nice color and condition. possibly one of two.

Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250 Est.: $1,200 - $2,400 • Min. bid: $700

Lot 146 Lot 150

BITTERS - (motif of eagle) - E. DEX- (Crescent Moon and Star) Bitters
TER. LOVERIDGE / WAHOO BIT- Bottle, America, 1872 - 1884. Golden
TERS - DWD - 1863 - XXX - PATD”, honey coloration, square with beveled
America, 1863 - 1875. Medium to corners, applied sloping collar - smooth
deep yellowish amber, almost black in base, ht. 9 5/8”; (1/3 of the lip has a
the neck, semi-cabin, applied sloping crack and iridescent bruise; some minor
collar with ring - smooth base, ht. 10 exterior wear, faint interior haze). An un-
1/8”; (some spotty light dullness on listed bitters, dug in the “Crescent City”
the lower half of a side panel; a bit of more than 30 years ago, and still unique
minor interior residue that would likely today! We found reference in the 1872
wash out, otherwise excellent!) R/H Times-Picayune of N.O, for Jos. Dreyfus
#L126. being awarded for his Lone Star Bitters.

Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400 Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 147 Lot 151

BITTERS”, probably a Pittsburgh dis- / AROMATIC / STOMACH BITTERS”,
trict glasshouse, 1860 - 1870. Deep America, 1880 - 1885. Bright golden
olive green with an amber tone, square honey coloration, square with beveled
with beveled corners, applied sloping corners, applied sloping collar - smooth
collar - smooth base, ht. 9 ½”, near at- base, ht. 9 3/8”; (a ¼” x ½” chip on the
tic mint; (just the slightest trace of typi- base, at the edge of one of the side
cal, very light exterior wear, otherwise panels, otherwise attic mint). R/H #B91.
perfect). R/H #H194. A great example, Extremely rare, one of only two, or pos-
excellent condition, and one of the sibly three known examples. Prov-
earlier ones. enance: Ex. Carlyn Ring collection.

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180 Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180

Lot 148 Lot 152

BITTERS” (with original front and back America, 1875 - 1885. Golden amber,
labels), Pittsburgh, PA, 1860 - 1870. square with beveled corners and three
Medium, pure olive green, square with indented panels, applied sloping collar -
beveled corners, applied sloping col- smooth base, ht. 8 ½”, near mint; (just a
lar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¼”; (a minor, trace of very light interior residue and a
pinhead flake at edge of lip, otherwise tiny pinprick speck of roughness at the
attic mint!) R/H #H194. A scarce, edge of lip, otherwise perfect). R/H #L9.
lighter color, outstanding character A very rare bitters. Provenance: Ex. Dan
with crude, wavy glass, and rare with Murphy collection.
virtually complete original labels. A
fantastic early Hostetter’s, this one is a Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
cut above the rest!

Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 27

Lot 153 Lot 157

/ DETROIT / MICH” - “B” (inside dia- grain) MARK / BITTERS” - “HOPS /
mond) - “B” (inside diamond), America, & / MALT / BITTERS” (on all four roof
1875 - 1885. Bright honey amber, panels), America, 1875 - 1885. Golden
square with beveled corners, applied amber, semi-cabin form, applied sloping
sloping double collar - smooth base, collar - smooth base, ht. 10”, sparkling
ht. 9 5/8”; (a pinhead flake on the back attic mint! R/H #H186. A bright shiny
shoulder, a shallow 1/4” flake on edge example, beautiful condition, very
of base, a barely perceptible bit of scarce mold! If you have been looking
roughness on lip, otherwise attic mint). for a top-shelf example, this could be it.
R/H #D69. An extremely rare bitters,
this example discovered in a box of Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
junk, at a small auction in Toledo.
Lot 158
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Lot 154 BITTERS. - C.E. WEBB & BRO_ /
JACKSON. MICH_” (with original labels),
“DR S. GRIGGS. DETROIT - ARO- America, 1870 - 1880. Bright, light
MATIC BITTERS”, America, 1865 golden honey with plenty of yellowish
- 1875. Golden amber with lighter tones in natural daylight, square with
honey tones in the shoulders, rectan- beveled corners, applied sloping collar -
gular with beveled corners, applied ta- smooth base, ht. 9’, near mint; (a hard to
pered collar - smooth base, ht. 10 ½”, see, ¼” iridescent bruise on top edge of
near mint; (a couple of small areas on lip, otherwise sparkling mint!) R/H #W60.
the back label panel of slight dullness, A very scarce bitters, extremely rare
some spotty interior residue that would with labels, and in a lighter color than
likely wash out). R/H #G117. An normally encountered.
outstanding example, full of character,
crudeness, and bubbles. Extremely Est.: $225 - $450 • Min. bid: $120
rare, found in a house in Dundee, MI.
Lot 159
Est.: $750 - $1,250 • Min. bid: $400
WARNER - 1880 - WARNER - 1880”,
Lot of (2), “DR S. GRIGGS. DETROIT America, 1880 - 1890. Medium amber,
- AROMATIC BITTERS” (one with square with domed shoulders, tooled
original front and back labels), America, sloping collar with ring - smooth base,
1865 - 1875. Bright golden amber, and ht. 7 7/8”; (just a bit of minor wear and
honey color with a slight butterscotch a little light interior milkiness, primarily
tone, both rectangular with applied in the corners and around the shoulder
tapered collars - smooth bases, ht. 10 area). R/H #G24. A very scarce mold,
3/8” and 10 ¾” respectively; (labeled this example does not appear to have
ex. is badly cracked in the shoulder been dug and could easily be lightly
area, but with 90% front label, 75% cleaned on the interior, if desired.
rear label; the honey example is virtu-
ally attic mint!) R/H #G117. Note, these Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180
were blown in two different molds!
Lot 160
Est.: $1,000 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $500
Lot 156 ING BITTERS”, America, 1885 - 1890.
Golden amber, square with beveled
“DR OWEN’S / EUROPEAN - LIFE corners, tooled sloping collar with ring
BITTERS / DETROIT”, America, 1850 - smooth base, ht. 6 5/8”, virtually attic
- 1855. Aqua, rectangular with beveled mint. R/H #S188. A rare bitters from
corners, applied sloping collar - blow- Grand Rapids, Mich, that is not easy to
pipe pontil scar, ht. 7”; (a pinhead bit find, especially in this crisp, undamaged
of roughness on the edge of the lip and condition. An unusual size for a bitters,
some very light interior milkiness and too large for a sample, but probably less
residue in the upper half of the bottle, than a pint in capacity.
otherwise perfect). R/H #O98. Believed
to be the nicest example from the origi- Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
nal cache of bottles found under a barn
in 1971, in Clarkston, Mich, the property
formerly owned by Dr. Owen!

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

PAGE 28 American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015

Lot 161 Lot 165

SPOON GRADUATION” / (gradua- TERS - CHICAGO ILL.”, America, 1875
tion marks) - “DR S. B. HARTMAN & - 1885. Golden honey amber, square
Co” - “STOECKELS GRAD PAT FEB with beveled corners, applied sloping
6’ 66 / W McC & Co / No 2” (on base), collar - smooth base, ht. 9”, near attic
William McCully & Co, Pittsburgh, mint; (just the slightest trace of faint
1866 - 1880. Gorgeous yellow with exterior wear, otherwise pristine!) R/H
some slight honey tones, square with #S6. Another very rare, early square,
beveled corners, applied sloping collar this one with an interesting name, and
with ring - smooth base, ht. 9”, pristine! in outstanding condition!
R/H #M99. A hand written label dated
1879, on back panel. Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

Lot 162 Lot 166

TER CORDIAL - H.G. LEISENRING & TERS”, America, 1865 - 1875. Honey
CO / PHILADA PA”, America, 1870 amber, square with slightly tapering
- 1875. Bright, light golden amber, sides, beveled corners, applied sloping
square with beveled corners, applied collar - smooth base, ht. 9 1/8” width 2
sloping collar with bevel - smooth 3/4” (at shoulder), 2 ½” (at base), near
base, ht. 9 5/8”, sparkling attic mint! mint; (a little minor exterior wear and
R/H, p.508. A very unusual, and very some light interior residue, otherwise
rare bitters. It is noted in the Ring / excellent). R/H #S227. Another rare
Ham book, according to an 1869 ad bitters from Chicago. A very attractive
in the Philadelphia Public Ledger, it bottle with the slight taper to the body,
“Cures everything”. Also, note the us- and really nice character with crude,
age of several very different font styles. wavy glass.

Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Lot 163 Lot 167

BEL & Co - GEO. C. HUBBLE & Co”, PATENTED. JANY. 21. 1868 - O.P. BIS-
America, 1865 - 1875. Brilliant, rich SELL / PEORIA ILL”, Lorenz & Wight-
aqua, rectangular semi-cabin, applied man Glass Manufacturers, Pittsburgh,
sloping double collar - smooth base, 1868 - 1872. Medium orange amber,
ht. 10”; (professionally cleaned to origi- square with beveled corners, applied
nal luster and near mint condition with sloping collar - “L&W” on smooth base,
a few small spots of surface abrasion ht. 9”; (a narrow band of spotty dried
remaining, located on the reverse, or interior residue, primarily near the shoul-
side panels). R/H #G63. It is hard to der and along one of the corners; a little
tell that it has been cleaned. A bright, light exterior wear). R/H #B109. A nice
clean example with plenty of eye-ap- bottle, crude, listed as “Very rare”.
peal, and full of tiny seed bubbles.
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200
Est.: $300 - $450 • Min. bid: $170
Lot 168
Lot 164
(Motif of Safe) / “TRADE / MARK / - 1900. Colorless, rectangular with
ROCHESTER. N.Y.”, A & D.H. Cham- beveled corners, tooled sloping collar -
bers, Pittsburgh, PA, 1880 - 1883. smooth base, ht. 8 ¼”, sparkling mint.
Golden amber, oval, applied double R/H #M5. One of several companies
collar - “A & D H C” (on smooth base), that chose to use this general form for
Pt, ht. 9 3/8”; (professionally cleaned their bottle including Augauer, Harter’s,
to original luster with just a little light and the Dr. Russell Pepsin Calisaya.
exterior wear remaining, primarily on Arguably, this is one of the scarcer
the reverse). A scarce, desirable War- molds to acquire.
ner’s Bitters, produced for only about
three years, prior to the Tippecanoe Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
line being introduced.

Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 29

Lot 169 Lot 173

ica, 1890 - 1900. Honey amber near PHOENIX / BITTERS - PRICE $1.00”,
the shoulders, shading to a golden or- America, 1845 - 1855. Aquamarine,
ange amber near the base, oval, tooled rectangular with beveled corners, ap-
square collar - smooth base, ht. 7 ¼”; plied ring type collar - blowpipe pontil
(lightly cleaned to original luster and scar, ht. 5 3/8”; (a paper-thin, shallow
near mint condition). R/H #N1. Listed pontil flake extends to the edge of the
as “Extremely rare”, with only one base, otherwise near attic mint). R/H
other example being offered at auction #M112. A nice clean example of this
in the past 20 years). A bright example popular, early bitters.
that displays near mint.
Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Lot 174
Lot 170
TERS - CHAMBERLAIN & CO / - 1905. Golden amber shading to a light
DES MOINES IOWA”, America, 1882 honey in the shoulders, tall pyramid form,
- 1892. Golden amber, square with tooled sloping collar with ring - smooth
beveled corners, applied sloping col- base, ht. 12”, virtually attic mint; (just a
lar - smooth base, ht. 9 ¼”, very near trace of typical light wear). R/H #B95.
mint. R/H #V27. Note, the letters have The name of this bitters is believed to
been painted for display purposes to be a moniker for President Howard (Big
reflect the embossing, and could be Bill),Taft. See Bob Strickhart’s bitters
cleaned off, if preferred. article, Antique Bottle & Glass Collector,
August, 2013.
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60
Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
Lot 171
Lot 175
America, 1870 - 1880. Golden honey “HERTRICH’S GESUNDHEITS BIT-
amber, square with rounded corners, TER / HANS / HERTRICH / HOF /
applied sloping collar - smooth base, ERFINDER u. ALLEIN / DESTILLEUR -
ht. 9 ¾”; (professionally cleaned on GESETZUCH GESCHUTZT”, German,
the exterior, the inside has an ever- 1890 - 1910. Medium to deep grass
so-slight, light haze or film that is not green with an olive tone, barrel form,
terribly distracting, but if desired, could elongated neck, tooled double ring
likely benefit from a further light clean- collar - pedestal (smooth) base, ht. 11
ing). R/H #G49. 5/8”; (some very fine, thin open surface
bubbles on the side of the neck and
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60 some faint interior residue). R/H #H104.

Lot 172 Est.: $125 - $225 • Min. bid: $80

America, 1865 - 1875. Aquamarine, “MYERS’ - ROCK ROSE - NEW HA-
rectangular with beveled corners, VEN CT”, America, 1850 - 1860. Clear
applied round double collar - smooth medium emerald, square with beveled
base, ht. 10”, near mint; (just a touch corners, applied sloping collar - iron
of minor exterior wear). R/H #D80. pontil scar, ht. 9 3/8”; (lightly cleaned to
Listed as rare, there have only been a original luster with just a little typical ex-
couple examples come to market in terior wear remaining). Note, this is the
the last 10 years. A clean, sparkling rare variant with the “CT”, embossed
example, and a big, impressive bottle. after “NEW HAVEN”. The square vari-
ants are certainly very scarce, but are
Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180 considerably more rare having the “CT”

Est.: $3,000 - $6,000 • Min. bid: $1,500

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Lot 177 Lot 181

SARSAPARILLA”, America, 1855 - YORK” (with original label for SMITH’S
1865. Rich emerald green, square GREEN MOUNTAIN RENOVATOR), a
with beveled corners, applied round Stoddard, NH glasshouse, 1850 - 1851.
double collar - early smooth base, ht. 9 Yellowish olive, rectangular with beveled
¼”, attic mint! Outstanding color, very corners, applied sloping collar - sand
heavily whittled, and with a touch more type pontil, ht. 7”, bottle is perfect, label
green than most. Certainly a choice, is 99% complete, darkened a bit from
top example of this mold, and also one age, but completely legible. Extremely
of the most eye-appealing medicines rare, one of only a few known. Brinker-
out there. hoff went out of business in 1851, with
Smith purchasing the existing bottles.
Est.: $5,000 - $8,000 • Min. bid: $2,500
Est.: $2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,000
Lot 178
Lot 182
possibly Mt. Pleasant, Saratoga Moun- 98% complete original label), America,
tain Glass Works, 1846 - 1855. Deep 1850 - 1860. Bright yellow olive, cylindri-
golden amber, almost a tobacco col- cal, applied sloping collar with ring -
oration, square with beveled corners, blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 8 1/8”, perfect!
applied sloping collar - light, sand type The label shows a crown and crest,
pontil scar, ht. 9 ½”; (a 1/16” lip flake, and reads in part, “BENNETT & BEERS,
otherwise near mint). A very rare and DRUGGISTS, GENERAL AGENTS AND
desirable color, pure amber, having no PROPRIETORS, No. 125 MAIN STREET,
green whatsoever in the metal. Nice RICHMOND, VA.” Note, rare with the
crude glass, full of tiny bubbles and label, but also much more scarce with
impurities. Ex. Sam Greer collection. the open pontil scarred base.

$2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,200 Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $350

Lot 179 Lot 183

LA - ALBANY / N Y”, America, 1850 America, 1855 - 1860. Bright yellow
- 1860. Medium to deep blue green, olive, cylindrical, applied sloping collar
square with beveled corners, applied with ring - iron pontil scar, ht. 8”, spar-
sloping collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 9 kling mint. Nice clarity, beautiful color,
½”; (professionally cleaned to original whittled, clean, - an excellent example.
luster; a pinhead bruise at edge of lip,
tiny sandgrain in neck with some iri- Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
descence, and a 1/8” wide by ¾” open
bubble on one of the beveled corners). Lot 184
The noted condition issues are not
terribly distracting, this example has a “SKERRETT’S OIL / B. WHEELER. / W.
rich, deep color, and nice crude glass. HENRIETTA / MON. CO. N.Y.”, probably
Lockport Glass Works, NY, 1843 - 1855.
Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150 Bluish green with a strong emerald tone,
cylindrical, applied sloping collar - blow-
Lot 180 pipe pontil scar, ht. 6”; very near mint; (a
small, hard-to-see, 1/8” bit of iridescence
“BEEKMAN’S - PULMONIC - SYRUP on the inside edge of the lip, otherwise
- NEW -YORK”, America, 1840 - 1850. pristine). Crude, whittled glass, rich beau-
Yellowish olive, octagonal, applied tiful color, strong embossing. An attic type
sloping collar with lower bevel, delicate find that has not been dug and cleaned
sand type pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8”; (the as is often the case.
bottle may have been very lightly
cleaned, but certainly appears as attic Est.: $1,400 - $2,400 • Min. bid: $800
mint; a couple of tiny, pinhead bits of
roughness on a panel edge, near the
base, otherwise pristine). N#45, Odell,
p. 22. A light, bright example, great
eye-appeal, excellent condition.

Est.: $3,000- $6,000 • Min. bid: $1,800

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 31

Lot 185 Lot 189

LA.”, America, 1850 - 1860. Emerald ca, 1815 - 1830. Colorless with a very
green, square with beveled corners, faint yellowish cast in the shoulder area,
applied sloping collar - iron pontil scar, beautiful fine pale straw, and virtually
ht. 9 3/8”, near mint; (a touch of typical black striations throughout, cylindrical,
light exterior wear and a couple of flared and inward rolled mouth - pontil
minor, pinhead size bits of roughness scar, ht. 3 5/8”; (a 1/8” annealing line in
on the edge of the mouth, otherwise the lip, likely in-manufacture, otherwise
excellent). Only a few examples of this perfect!) A very early bottle, likely blown
scarce mold have been offered at auc- in America for an English medicine. Ext.
tion in the past 10 years. A nice, deep, rare, and unique in clear, with the stria-
rich color and with nice character to tions. Ex. Sam Greer collection (#844).
the glass.
Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300
Est.: $1,500 - $3,000 • Min. bid: $800
Lot 190
Lot 186
“WYNKOOP & Co’s / TONIC MIX- MENT - NEWBURG”, America, 1850
TURE / NEW YORK. - WARRANTED - 1860. Dense tobacco, virtually black
TO CURE - FEVER & AGUE”, Amer- glass, with some deep golden tobacco
ica, 1845 - 1855. Beautiful sapphire tones coming through in the shoulders
blue, rectangular with beveled corners, in daylight, rectangular with beveled
applied sloping collar - blowpipe corners, applied sloping collar - blow-
pontil scar, ht. 6 ¼”, pristine perfect! pipe pontl scar, ht. 5 ¾”; (professionally
Originally discovered in the attic of an cleaned to original luster with just a little
old store in north central Ohio. A gor- scattered minor ground wear remaining).
geous example. A scarce pontiled medicine, very scarce
to rare color! This is one that will stand
Est.: $5,000 - $8,000 • Min. bid: $3,000 out in a group.

Lot 187 Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800

“B. DENTON - AUBURN. N.Y” - (em- Lot 191
bossed fern pattern), America, 1859
- 1864. Beautiful ice blue, rectangular “FROM THE / LABORATORY - OF
with beveled corners, applied round / G.W. MERCHANT / CHEMISTS -
collar with bevel - blowpipe pontil scar, LOCKPORT / N.Y.”, probably Lock-
ht. 6 5/8”, near mint; (just a touch of port Glass Works, Lockport, NY, 1845
faint, spotty, interior haze near the - 1860. Clear, light to medium blue
shoulder, otherwise excellent). This is green, rectangular with beveled corners,
the same company that produced the applied sloping collar - iron pontil, ht.
“Healing Balm”. A very unusual, and 5 ½”, near mint; (a shallow, ¼” flake
ornate, medicine bottle. Believed to at edge of base). A nice light example
be one of only three examples known having especially crude glass with some
in color! Ex. Sam Greer collection. impurities and tiny bubbles scattered
Est.: $500 - $1,000 • Min. bid: $300
Est.: $225 - $350 • Min. bid: $120
Lot 188
Lot 192
1830 - 1850. Cobalt blue, oval, G.W. MERCHANT / CHEMIST - LOCK-
sheared mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, PORT / N.Y.”, probably Lockport Glass
ht. 2 ¾”; (a trace of extremely faint Works, 1845 - 1860. Yellowish emerald,
exterior wear). Unique in blue, - only rectangular with beveled corners, applied
one other example known in clear. sloping collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht.
Provenance: Ex. Sam Greer collection 5 ½”; (a shallow pontil flake extends to
(Greer, p.2 of color illustration). the base edge and a tiny potstone on the
inside surface of the back panel has a
Est.: $2,000 - $4,000 • Min. bid: $1,200 couple of tiny 1/16” legs, otherwise ex-
cellent). A great example, beautiful color,
scarce blowpipe pontil scar.

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

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Lot 193 Lot 197

- OF / G.W. MERCHANT / CHEM- America, 1845 - 1860. Bright yellowish
IST - LOCKPORT / N.Y.”, probably grass green, cylindrical with 12 indented
Lockport Glass Works, 1845 - 1860. panels, crudely applied sloping collar
Medium blue green, rectangular with with bevel - sand type pontil scar, ht.
beveled corners, applied sloping 7 ¾”, perfect. A great example having
collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ½”; excellent clarity, nice character, and
(just a bit of fine lip edge roughness; clean as a whistle! These Swaim’s
some very faint interior milkiness in bottles are a lot of bottle for the money.
the lower portion that is minor, and a Beautiful, crude, and early.
tiny pinhead flake at base edge). Very
scarce with the blowpipe, or “open” Est.: $350 - $500 • Min. bid: $200
pontil scar.
Lot 198
Est.: $200 - $300 • Min. bid: $120
Lot 194 (with 95% complete original label),
America, 1865 - 1875. Light blue green,
“FROM THE / LABORATORY - OF cylindrical with 9 indented panels, ap-
/ G.W. MERCHANT / CHEM- plied sloping collar with bevel - early
IST - LOCKPORT / N.Y.”, probably smooth base, ht. 7 ¾”, near mint; (some
Lockport Glass Works, 1845 - 1860. light, patchy interior stain in the shoul-
Rich, medium to deep “Lockport” blue der on one side of the bottle only, but
green, rectangular with beveled cor- no other form of damage). The label is
ners, applied sloping collar - blowpipe darkened from age, but still very legible.
pontil scar, ht. 5 5/8”; (a minor pinhead Rare with the original label.
flake on the back edge of the lip, a
shallow pontil flake that extends to the Est.: $125 - $225 • Min. $70
edge of the base). A nice deep color,
and with the less-common “open” type Lot 199
pontil scar.
Est.: $250 - $375 • Min. bid: $140 TIMORE”, America,1845 - 1855.
Aquamarine, cylindrical with 8 indented
Lot 195 panels, applied sloping collar with bevel
- blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 7 ¾”; (lightly
“G.W. MERCHANT / LOCKPORT / cleaned to original luster and near mint
N.Y.” - (small “+” symbol on reverse), condition; a couple of flakes that extend
probably Lockport Glass Works, 1845 approx. ½”, mostly on the inner portion
- 1860. Medium to deep blue green, of the lip). A unique example, the only
rectangular, applied sloping collar - one discovered thus far, and likely was
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5”; (it appears a knockoff of the much more successful
that a couple of small flakes near one “SWAIM’S” panacea. Heavily whittled
of the corners on the back, may have glass, strong embossing.
been lightly buffed, otherwise virtually
attic mint). Nice deep color, good st.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600
strong embossing.
Lot 200
Est.: $125 - $225 • Min. bid: $80
YORK.”, America, 1845 - 1855. Aqua-
“G.W. MERCHANT / CHEMIST / marine, rectangular with beveled corners,
LOCKPORT / N.Y.”, probably Lock- applied sloping collar - blowpipe pontil
port Glass Works, Lockport, 1860 scar, ht. 5 ¼”, near attic mint; (small
- 1870. Rich, medium to deep blue patch of faint interior haze that may wash
green, slightly more of a greenish tone out; a pinhead open bubble at base
that many of the other blue-green edge). A great rarity, nicely whittled,
examples, cylindrical, applied sloping believed to be one of only two known ex-
collar - early smooth base, ht. 7 ¼”; amples. A desirable piece for the quack
(just a little washable interior residue, medicine collector, or balsam collector.
otherwise virtually attic mint). Beautiful
deep color, whittled, outstanding con- Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300
dition like it just came out of a barn.

Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 33

Lot 201 Lot 205

FALO”, America, probably Lockport or America, 1850 - 1860. Aquamarine,
Lancaster Glass Works, 1850 - 1860. rectangular with beveled corners, ap-
Deep bluish aquamarine, square with plied round double collar - blowpipe
beveled corners, indented panels, pontil scar, ht. 10 5/8”, near mint; (the
applied sloping collar - iron pontil scar, bottle does not appear to have been
ht. 7 7/8”, very near mint; (the bottle dug, but has been lightly cleaned to
appears to have been lightly cleaned, remove some faint patchy haze, and ap-
but certainly presents itself as virtually pears as virtually attic mint). DeG #163.
attic mint). A bright, clean example A big, rare sarsaparilla bottle, impres-
with heavy, crude glass and plenty of sive size, outstanding condition.
eye appeal.
Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
Lot 206
Lot 202
ETABLE - FEBRIFUGE - PHILADA”, America, 1845 - 1855. Aquamarine,
America, 1845 - 1855. Bright, greenish rectangular with beveled corners, applied
aquamarine, 5-sided, applied sloping ring collar with lower bevel - blowpipe
collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ¾”, pontil scar, ht. 6 7/8”, pristine; (note,
virtually attic mint! A very scarce mold there is a tissue-paper-thin, in-manufac-
having a most unusual 5-sided form, ture pontil flake that extends to the edge
extremely bold embossing, and nice of the base, but cannot be seen on dis-
character to the glass. A bright, clean, play). A bright, clean example, strongly
terrific early medicine with great eye- embossed, like the day it was made!
Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60
Est.: $600 - $900 • Min. bid: $300
Lot 207
Lot 203
- OR / VEGETABLE - FEBRIFUGE - 1860. Aquamarine, rectangular with
- PHILADA”, America, 1845 - 1855. beveled corners, applied sloping collar
Aquamarine, hexagonal, applied slop- - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ½”, near
ing collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 mint. The bottle appears in “as found”
½”, perfect. N #536. Another clean condition, from an old barn or garage,
example with crude glass, nice charac- with period makeshift cork, and partial
ter and condition. dried contents. The exterior is perfect,
we have not attempted to remove the
Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60 cork, or contents).

Lot 204 Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

HALSEY - NEW YORK”, America,
1850 - 1860. Aquamarine, rectangu- “HOLMAN’S / NATURE’S GRAND /
lar with three indented front panels RESTORATIVE - J.B. HOLMAN, PROP.
and narrow beveled corners, applied - BOSTON MASS.”, America, 1845 -
sloping collar - blowpipe pontil scar, 1855. Aquamarine, rectangular with
ht. 8 1/8”; (lightly cleaned to original beveled corners, applied square collar -
luster and near mint condition with blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6 ¾”, near mint;
just a couple of small, minor areas of (a shallow 1 ¼” wide pontil flake ex-
light dullness remaining). The bottle tends to the edge of the base; a touch
appears as very near mint. A bright, of very minor, spotty interior milkiness in
crisp, attractive medicine bottle. the shoulder, otherwise sparkling clean).
A nice example having crude glass and
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 a perfect square collar.

Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80

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Lot 209 Lot 213

LINAMENT - CLARKSTON - MICHI- FINDLAY. O”, America, 1850 - 1858.
GAN”, America, 1847 - 1855. Deep Deep aquamarine, rectangular with
aquamarine, rectangular with beveled beveled corners, applied sloping col-
corners, applied round double collar lar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 6 7/8”,
- blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ¼”, near near attic mint; (just a tiny, minute bit of
mint; (just a touch of minor exterior roughness on the inside edge of the lip,
wear). N #481. A scarce pontiled otherwise sparkling attic mint). A very
medicine, and a good clean example. scarce pontiled medicine with a nice
Found under a barn in Clarkston, Mich. depth of color.
in 1971, the property formerly owned
by Dr. Owen! Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $180

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Lot 210 Lot 214

SET - COMPOUND”, America, 1850 America, 1845 - 1860. Aquamarine,
- 1860. Aquamarine, rectangular, octagonal, applied sloping collar - blow-
applied square collar - iron pontil, pipe pontil scar, ht. 5 ¼”; (profession-
ht. 5 5/8”; (lightly cleaned to original ally cleaned to original luster with just
luster and near mint condition with a touch of faint light haze remaining).
just a small patch of very faint dullness I.L. St. John was a druggist and patent
remaining on one of the side panels). N medicine dealer in Tiffin, Ohio. Whittled,
#134 (6-star). A very scarce medicine, and with a nice depth of color, this is the
believed to be from Hamilton, Ohio. smaller, and scarcer of two sizes for this
Boneset is a perennial herb that was medicine.
popular in folk medicine. Crude glass,
excellent condition, very scarce. Est.: $125 - $250 • Min. bid: $70

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 Lot 215

MILTON. PA.”, America, 1845 - 1855.
“JACOBS & BROWN / HAMILTON Aquamarine, 12-sided, tooled thin
O”, Midwest, probably an Ohio flanged mouth - blowpipe pontil scar, ht.
glasshouse, 1850 - 1860. Deep 3 ½”; (some overall light interior haze,
aquamarine, rectangular with narrow but no other form of damage). N#441.
beveled corners, applied sloping The light interior haze could easily be
collar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 5 professionally cleaned, if desired. A
¾”, near attic mint; (a narrow band of scarce, early, pontiled medicine with a
faint interior milkiness near the center perfect thin flanged lip.
of the bottle, otherwise sparkling
pristine condition). Good deep color, Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
and with nice character to the glass.
Jacob’s & Brown also produced a Lot 216
“Balsam of Rhubarb”.
Lot of (3), early pontiled Medicines,
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100 America, 1845 - 1860. “DR. S.S. FITCH
- 707 B.WAY.N.Y.”, 2nd example,
Lot 212 “NERVE & BONE / LINAMENT”, 3rd
example; “C.W. ATWELL / PORT-
“E. W. WILLIAMS - SALEM. C. LAND / ME”. Rectangular, cylindrical,
Co. - OHIO”, America, 1845 - 1860. and oval, flared mouth, rolled lip, and
Aquamarine, rectangular with beveled sloping collars, all are aqua, and with
corners, crudely applied sloping col- blowpipe pontil scars; ht. 3 ¾”, 3 7/8”,
lar - blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 7 5/8’, and 7 7/8” respectively, all are near
beautiful, attic found condition; (faint mint; (“LINAMENT” has just a bit of light
trace of light interior residue near the interior haze, “ATWELL” has a minor
shoulders, otherwise pristine). A very pontil flake).
scarce bottle that does not come
around often. Nice size, nice crude Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80
glass, outstanding condition.

Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 35

Lot 217 Lot 221

RESTORER - S. A. FOUTZ / BALTI- COMPANY” (with 95% complete
MORE MD”, probably Baltimore Glass original label), America, 1882 - 1890.
Works, 1860 - 1870. Gorgeous, yel- Medium amber, strap form with framed
lowish topaz, hexagonal with indented label panel on reverse, applied double
panels, three horizontal rings forming collar - smooth base, ht. 9 3/8”; (bottle
a cone type shoulder, applied sloping is perfect, some dried contents on the
collar with bevel - smooth base, ht. 9 interior). Label has some staining near
1/8’, virtually attic mint. A very distinc- the base, but is otherwise legible. A
tive, rare, and eye-appealing medicine. great Warner’s related piece, and a very
The only bottle of similar appearance scarce, to rare, bottle having a virtually
is the exceptional “CHICKAHOMINY complete, original label.
Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $4,000 - $7,000 • Min. bid: $2,000
Lot 222
Lot 218
“U.S.A / HOSP. DEPT”, America, ROCHESTER, N.Y.”, America, 1887 -
probably a Pittsburgh district glass- 1895. Yellowish tobacco amber with a
house, 1862 - 1875. Beautiful light slight olive tone, irregular hex form with
yellowish olive amber, almost an olive three indented panels, applied blob
yellow, cylindrical, 4-piece mold, ap- collar - “PAT. SEPT. 6 / 87” (on smooth
plied round collar with bevel - smooth base), ht. 9”; (an 1/8” flake on one of the
base, ht. 9 3/8”, virtually attic mint; panel edges and a trace of light interior
(just a trace of faint wear, primarily residue). Nice, somewhat scarce color,
on the reverse, otherwise pristine). and overall excellent condition.
Beautiful example, nice color with
some whittling, and plenty of tiny seed Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Lot 223
Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
“WARNER’S / “SAFE” CURE” / (motif
Lot 219 of safe) / “FRANKFURT A/M”, Ger-
many, 1886 - 1900. Medium to deep
“U.S.A. / HOSP. DEPT”, America, yellow olive, oval, applied blob collar
probably a Pittsburgh district glass- - smooth base, pint; ht. 8 7/8”; (just a
house, 1862 - 1875. Aquamarine, little minor exterior wear, and a couple
cylindrical, 4-piece mold, applied of light scratches on the reverse near
square collared mouth - smooth base, one of the sides, otherwise excellent).
ht. 6 ½”; (just a trace of faint residue O&S #67.
on the interior that would almost
certainly wash out, otherwise virtually Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
attic mint). Many of these have been
dug, but this one appears to be an Lot 224
attic-type find. A scarce mold for a
hospital bottle, and with good strong “THE IMPERIAL / BLOOD & LIVER
embossing. TONIC / THE KING / OF ALL TON-
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60 ETOR / LA GRANGE. IND”, America,
1880 - 1890. Medium to deep amber,
Lot 220 rectangular with rounded side panels,
applied sloping collar - smooth base, ht.
“PHINNEY’S / STOMACH COR- 8 ¾”, near mint; (just a little typical light
DIAL”, America, 1875 - 1885. exterior wear, otherwise perfect).
Medium amber, square with narrow A very scarce bottle for the tonic, or
beveled corners, applied sloping blood collector, from a small, northern
collar - smooth base, ht. 8 7/8”, near Indiana farming community.
mint; (just a little scattered, very
minor exterior wear). A rare, possibly Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
unique medicine. We have never seen
one before or find any reference to it.
Excellent condition, not a dug bottle.
A very interesting bottle, and one that
would bare further research.

Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

PAGE 36 American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015

Lot 225 Lot 229

“PARKE. DAVIS & Co / TRADE “HANFORD’S Balsam of Myrrh” Drug-
MARK / MEDICA MENTA” (PD&Co gist Display Case and Bottle, 1885
monogram) / “MANUFACTURING - 1895. Oak case with glass front and
/ CHEMISTS / DETROIT”, America, two wooden shelves, gold and black let-
1890 - 1900. Beautiful teal green col- tering, rectangular, ht. 24 ¼”, width, 14”,
oration, square with beveled corners, depth, 9 ½”; (small metal frame of lock-
tooled prescription-type square collar ing mechanism missing, as is common).
- smooth domed base, ht. 7 3/8”, The case, and original black and gold
sparkling attic mint! A beautiful bottle, lettering, in excellent, un-restored condi-
well embossed, gorgeous color, and tion! Aqua bottle with complete, original
scarce; especially so in this outstand- wrap-around label, tooled double collar
ing condition! - smooth base, ht. 5 7/8”. Hanford’s was
used as a veterinary medicine.
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $600 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $300
Lot 226
Lot 230
“DR DE’CLAT”, America, 1885 - 1895.
Light cobalt in the upper third, shad- “MOTHER’S / WORM SYRUP - ED-
ing to deep cobalt through the neck, WARD WILDER & Co / WHOLESALE
with profuse deeper cobalt striations DRUGGISTS” (with complete original la-
spiraling from the shoulder through bels and partial contents), America, 1906
the lower half of the body, oval, tooled - 1910. Clear, semi-cabin form, tooled
square collar - smooth base, ht. 7”; sloping collar with ring - smooth base,
(just a trace of faint wear including a ht. 4 ½”, near mint; (minor, 1/8” flake on
tissue-paper thin 1/8” open bubble on edge of lip, otherwise perfect; one labels
the reverse, otherwise attic mint!) A is darkened, but completely legible, the
gorgeous bottle, one of the most eye- other is near mint). Label indicates,
catching in the sale! Dr. De’Clat was “Contains no Calomel, Mercury, or Blue
located on Broadway St, in NYC. Mass. Guaranteed under the Pure Food
and Drug Act.”.
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $75 - $150 • Min. bid: $40
Lot 227
Lot 231
Lot of (2), “C. HEIMSTREET & CO /
TROY N. Y.” Bottles, America, 1850 - “PERRINE’S” / (Apple) / “GINGER”
1870. Both are deep sapphire, almost - “PERRINES - APPLE - GINGER -
a cobalt coloration, octagonal, ap- PHILA”, America, 1880 - 1895. Golden
plied square collar and double round amber shading to a lighter honey tone in
collars, pontiled, and smooth base, the lower roof area, square cabin form
ht. 6 7/8” & 7”, they may have been with roped corners and thatched roof
lightly cleaned, but both present as panels, tooled sloping collar - smooth
near mint; (the pontiled example has base, ht. 9 7/8”; (just the slightest trace
a tiny pinhead flake on the lip, and of faint wear, otherwise sparkling attic
one on a panel edge; the SB example mint!)
has a minor flake at one of the base
corners). Both are nice examples. Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

Est.: $250 - $400 • Min. bid: $140 Lot 232

HAMAMELIS / OR WITCH HAZEL”, beating a skeleton) / “REGISTERED
America, 1885 - 1895. Medium to TRADE MARK DEC. 13. 1887 / CURES
deep sapphire blue, rectangular with ALL DISEASES” (with 95% complete
beveled corners, tooled square col- label), America, 1913 - 1914. Beauti-
lar - smooth base, ht. 7 3/8”; (a tiny, ful light honey amber, square, tooled
paper-thin, pinhead bit of roughness sheared mouth - smooth base, ht. 10
on one of the base corners, other- ¼”, perfect! Very scarce with original
wise pristine perfect!) A bright, clean label, nice light color.
example, excellent condition. This is
the scarce smaller size. Est.: $250 - $400 • Min. bid: $150

Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 37

Lot 233 Lot 237

Skull & Crossbones / “POISON / Lot of (3), Lattice and Diamond Poi-
TINCT / IODINE”, America, 1890 - son Bottles, America, 1880 - 1900. All
1910. Cobalt, rectangular with beveled are medium to deep cobalt, cylindrical
corners, tooled double ring collar (with with lattice and diamond pattern, tooled
original rubber type stopper and glass square collars - smooth bases, “H.B.
applicator) - smooth base, ht. 2 1/8”; CO.” (likely Hagerty Bros. Co., Brooklyn,
(a tiny, pinhead spot of roughness on NY), on base of smallest example, ht. 6
the edge of the lip, otherwise sparkling 1/8”, 5 3/8”, and 4 ½” (including stop-
attic mint!) KR-3. A nice example, pers), all are perfect! KC-1.
clean and virtually pristine condition.
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

Lot 234 Lot 238

“JOHN WYETH & BRO / PHILA” Lot of (4), Label Under Glass Poi-

Poison Bottle (with original front and son Bottles, England, 1885 - 1915.

back labels), America, 1906 - 1910. All are bright lime green, cylindri-

Cobalt, oval with raised diamond pat- cal, vertically ribbed with recessed

tern around shoulder, base, and down octagonal labels that read, “LIQ:

sides, tooled square collar - smooth / AMM:FORT: / (POISON)”; 2nd

base, ht. 4”, mint. KO-45. Beauti- ex: “OL. / CARBOL. / POISON”,

ful condition, labels are darkened a 3rd ex: “LIN: / ACONITI.M:”, 4th

bit from age, but completely leg- ex: “VIN. / COLCH. / POISON”.

ible. Label reads in part, “POISON / All with tooled ring collars, ground

Compressed Antiseptic Tablets.” (list of necks with original stoppers (3 are

antidotes on back label), Guaranteed stuck) - smooth bases, ht. 10”; 7 ¾”, 7 ¾”, and 5 ¾” respectively (incl. stoppers).

under the Food and Drug Act. Minor label discoloration on 3rd ex, otherwise near mint. KC-48.

Est.: $75 - $150 • Min. bid: $40 Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300

Lot 235 Lot 239

complete original label), Carr-Lowrey DETROIT MICH.”, Advertising
Glass Co, Baltimore, MD, 1889 - 1900. Book of Medicinal Products,
Cobalt blue, irregular “hex” form, 1901. 130 -140 double-sided
tooled square collar - “C L G CO / pages holding 250 + sample
PATENT APPLIED FOR”, on smooth boxes, labels, etc. of various
base, ht. 5”, virtually attic mint. Label medicinal products for both
reads in part, “WHITE WASH LOTION man, and beast, 10 ½” by 6”;
/ A cooling and soothing antiseptic (covers are worn, leather spine is missing, book is a little “weathered”, but
wash for Mosquito Bites...... / (skull individual pages are intact and virtually complete). A very interesting, histori-
and crossbones) FOR EXTERNAL USE cal, and possibly unique go-with for the patent medicine collector.
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

Lot 236 Lot 240

Lot of (2), “POISON - The Owl Drug “POLAND / WATER - POLAND MIN-
Co” - (motif of owl), Poison Bottles, ERAL SPRING WATER / H. RICKER
1892 - 1905. Both are cobalt, & SON’S PROPRIETOR’S”, America,
triangular, with tooled square collars 1875 - 1885. Bright golden amber,
- smooth bases, ht. 2 ¾” & 3 ½”; figure of Moses, applied sloping collar -
(the small example has a little minor smooth base, ht. 10 7/8”, near mint; (a
exterior wear and has been lightly ¼” x 3/8” partially open bubble at base
cleaned; the large example is near edge, and a trace of light interior resi-
attic mint). KT-1. due, primarily near the base). A classic
figural mineral water, very rare in color,
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 excellent overall condition.

Est.: $700 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

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Lot 241 Lot 245

probably Mt. Vernon Glass Works, VT - ALTERATIVE / CHALYBEATE”,
1835 - 1844. Medium olive in the America, 1865 - 1875. Rich, deep
shoulders shading to a rich, deep olive golden amber with a reddish tone near
near the base, cylindrical, 3-pc. mold, the base, cylindrical, applied sloping
applied sloping double collar - sand collar with bevel - smooth base, Qt,
type pontil scar, Qt, near mint; (a little sparkling mint! T# V-22:A. A beauti-
minor interior residue, and light exterior ful, crude example, whittled glass, and
wear, otherwise perfect!) T# C-4:B, full of tiny seed bubbles. A very rare
type 2. A nice example of this early mold, extremely rare color, less than
Mineral Water bottle, one that has not three or four known, with only one other
been dug and cleaned! example in amber ever offered on the
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $5,000 - $8,000 • Min. bid: $3,000
Lot 242
Lot 246
“CLARKE & CO - NEW YORK”, prob-
ably a New York glasshouse, possibly “MIDDLETOWN / HEALING / SPRINGS
Saratoga Mountain Glassworks, Mt. / GRAYS & CLARK / MIDDLETOWN.
Pleasant, 1846 - 1856. Light to medi- VT.”, America, possibly a Stoddard, NH
um blue green, cylindrical, 3-pc. mold, glasshouse, 1860 - 1873. Beautiful,
applied sloping double collar - red iron bright honey amber, cylindrical, applied
pontil scar, Qt; (lightly cleaned to origi- sloping collar with bevel - smooth base,
nal luster and near mint condition with Qt, perfect! T# V-12. A very attractive
a little light exterior wear remaining). example, nicely whittled, bright and
T# C-7:C. A heavy, crude, whittled clean.
bottle, scarce color, a little lighter
shade than typically encountered. Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

Est.: $250 - $450 • Min. bid: $150

Lot 243 Lot 247

probably Saratoga Mountain Glass- CO / NATURE’S / REMEDY / MIDDLE-
works, Mt. Pleasant, 1846 - 1856. TOWN. VT.”, America, 1860 - 1875.
Medium green with an emerald tone, Medium to deep emerald coloration,
cylindrical, applied sloping double cylindrical, applied sloping collar with
collar - large iron pontil scar, Pt; (the bevel - smooth base, Qt, near mint;
bottle appears to have been profes- (just a trace of some light wear on the
sionally cleaned, there is a slight reverse, and an 1/8” area of minor
frothiness on the interior, some of roughness on the edge of the lower
which is likely the crude glass itself, a bevel, otherwise pristine). T# V-15. A
couple of 1/8” flakes on the under- scarce mold, rich, beautiful color.
side of the lower bevel). T# C-9:A,
Type III. Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100 Lot 248

SPRINGS”, New England, probably
“MASSENA SPRING” / (monogram) Lyndeborough Glass Works, Lyndebor-
/ “WATER”, New England, probably ough, NH, 1867 - 1880. Deep bluish
Lyndeborough Glass Works, Lynde- green, cylindrical, applied sloping collar
borough, NH, 1867 - 1880. Bright with bevel - smooth base, Qt; (a few
teal blue, cylindrical, applied sloping scattered light scratches and minor
collar with bevel - smooth base, Qt; exterior wear). T# N21:A. The quart
(another nice example with just a is listed as scarce and can be found in
slight trace of wear, otherwise pristine several different colors, and many differ-
perfect). T# N-22. Provenance: Ex. ent shades.
Robert White collection. Very attrac-
tive, beautiful color, whittled, a great Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 39

Lot 249 Lot 253

/ N.Y.”, possibly Saratoga Mountain (Motif of Rock) / “C&W / SARATOGA.
Glassworks, Mt. Pleasant, 1861 - N.Y.”, America, 1865 - 1873. Rich teal
1863. Deep olive green, cylindrical, blue, cylindrical, applied sloping double
applied sloping double collar - “4” (on collar - smooth base, Pt; (a little minor
smooth base), Qt., near mint; (just a exterior wear, a 3/8” iridescent bruise
couple of minor light surface scratches on the inside edge of the mouth, and an
and typical faint wear, otherwise attic 1/8” flake on the underside of the bev-
mint). T# E-5:B. A nice example, one eled collar, on the reverse). T# S-37:B.
that has not been dug and cleaned. Although it has the noted minor condi-
tion issues, the bottle displays near
Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60 mint. A gorgeous and scarce color.

Lot 250 Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100

/ WATER”, America, 1865 - 1875. (monogram) / “BALLSTON / N.Y. -
Medium emerald green, cylindrical, BALLSTON SPA / LITHIA / MINERAL
applied sloping double collar - “I” (on / WATER”, America, 1876 - 1889. Light
smooth base), Qt, attic mint. T# E-8:A. blue green, cylindrical, applied sloping
A great example having very seedy double collar - smooth base, Pt; (the
glass, a nice rich color, and very crisp, bottle may have been lightly cleaned, but
bold embossing. appears in overall excellent condition,
with a few light scratches on the shoulder
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 of the reverse). T# S-6:Type II.

Lot 251 Est.: $125 - $225 • Min. bid: $70

EMPIRE / WATER”, America, 1865 of double-headed eagle), America,
- 1875. Clear, medium emerald with 1870 - 1880. Honey amber, cylindrical,
a slight lime tone, cylindrical, ap- applied sloping double collar - smooth
plied sloping double collar - smooth base, Pt, (a ½” chip off the top, and
base, Pt, very near mint; (a tiny bit inside edge of the lip; a little washable
of roughness on the lower edge of interior residue, otherwise perfect). An
the drippy glass below the lower unlisted, rare, mineral water bottle in a
bevel, otherwise pristine). T# E8:B. classic Saratoga form. The bottle was
A scarce mold, nice color, beautiful, likely blown in New York State, or New
bubbly glass. England, possibly for an imported water,
and may have also been marketed to
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120 the immigrants in the NYC.

Lot 252 Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $150

YORK / SARATOGA. N.Y.”, America, Lot of (2), Star Spring items, America,
possibly Mt. Pleasant, Saratoga Moun- 1862 - 1920. “STAR SPRING CO” /
tain Glassworks, 1866 - 1870. Dense (Star) / “SARATOGA. N.Y.” Bottle,
olive green, cylindrical, applied sloping possibly Saratoga Mountain Glass
double collar - smooth base, Pt, near Works, 1862 - 1870. Dense olive green,
mint; (typical, very minor, light exterior applied sloping double collar - smooth
wear, otherwise perfect). T# C-15:B, base, Pt; (a touch of light exterior wear,
type 1. A different one for your color otherwise near mint). Crude, whittled, a
run, having a deeper color than most, nice example. T# S-54:B. “SARATOGA
appears almost black in reflected light. STAR SPRING WATER” Tip Tray,
1910 - 1920. A nice “go with”, attractive
Est.: $125 - $225 • Min. bid: $70 graphics showing a bottle of Star Water.

Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80

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Lot 257 Lot 261

Lot of (3), Vichy Water items, “J. LAKE. / SCHENECTADY. N.Y”,
America, 1890 - 1915. “SARA- America, 1850 - 1860. Medium to deep
TOGA / VICHY / WATER / cobalt, tenpin form, applied blob collar
SARATOGA, N.Y. - V” Bottle, - iron pontil scar, ht. 8”; (professionally
honey amber, tooled blob col- cleaned with a little scattered light wear
lar - smooth base, Pt; (lightly remaining; an open bubble, approx.
cleaned to original luster with a ¼”, located on the side of the collar,
touch of minor wear remaining, has some depth to it, and a minor flake
and a superficial 1/8” bruise on the inside edge of the lip). Beauti-
at heel of base). “SARATOGA ful, deep color, darker than most. In
VICHY” Tip Tray (image of bottle), near mint; and early B&W Photo of Vichy addition, virtually all of the iron pontil is
Water Building and trucks; (1 ½” x ¾” piece of corner missing and 1” tear). intact.

Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60 Est.: $400 - $600 • Min. bid: $200

Lot 258 Lot 262

Lot of (3), Label-only, Saratoga Lot 262 “G. LOMAX / CHICAGO”,
Mineral Water Bottles, America, America, 1855 - 1860. Clear, medium
1890 - 1920. Amber and clear medium sapphire, cylindrical, squat soda form,
green, cylindrical, applied and tooled applied blob collar - blowpipe pontil
blob collars, and machine crown scar, ht. 7 5/8”; (professionally cleaned
collar - smooth bases, Pts; (bottles to original luster and near mint condition;
are near mint; two labels near 100% a 5/8” iridescent bruise on the inside of
complete, 3rd label - “Royal Spring”, the lip, a couple of 1/8” flakes below the
approx. 85% complete). Labels for, outside edge of the lip). Nice clarity and
“SARATOGA VICHY WATER”, “Hide’s- whittling. More importantly, a very scarce
Franklin Mineral Spring”, and “Royal soda, believed to be unique as the only
Spring Water”. Certainly scarce with known example of this bottle having an
the labels, very nice “go-with.” “open pontil”.

Est.: $75 - $125 • Min. bid: $40 Est.: $800 - $1,200 • Min. bid: $400

Lot 259 Lot 263

/ CHICAGO / ILL”, America, 1860 1850 - 1860. Emerald green, cylindri-
- 1870. Sapphire blue, tenpin form, cal, squat porter or ale form, applied
applied blob collar - smooth base, ht. blob collar - heavy iron pontil scar, ht. 6
8”, near mint; (a touch of very light 5/8”; (a little scattered, very light exterior
exterior wear, a minor patch of faint, wear, otherwise excellent!) A great
light interior residue or haze, on the looking bottle, good rich color, plenty
back, otherwise perfect). A very rare of eye-appeal, and in overall excellent
bottle, perhaps only six examples condition.
known in any condition. Great subject
matter with a “Dr.” embossed, and Est.: $500 - $800 • Min. bid: $300
“Persian Sherbet”.
Lot 264
Est.: $3,000 - $5,000 • Min. bid: $1,500
“S. NICHOLL / 64 & 66 - LEONARD.
Lot 260 ST / NY”, America, 1850 - 1860. Rich,
medium to deep bluish green with an
“RANDALL & Co / MONU- emerald tone, cylindrical, porter form,
MENT SQUARE / BALT. applied sloping collar - heavy iron pontil
- RANDALL & Co / MONU- scar, ht. 6 ¾”; (lightly cleaned to original
MENT SQUARE / BALT.”, luster with just a bit of minor light wear
America, probably Baltimore remaining, but no other form of dam-
Glass Works, 1840 - 1843. age). Extremely rare, one of possibly
Bright yellowish grass green, two or three known, beautiful color, nice
torpedo form, applied sloping condition, and having good eye-appeal.
collar - blowpipe pontil, ht. 8
¾”, attic mint! Found in the walls of house many years ago. Very bold em- Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $600
bossing, whittled, attic condition, this is likely the finest example known of this
rare, early, Baltimore torpedo soda.

Est.: $7,000 - $12,000 • Min. bid: $3,500

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Lot 265 Lot 269

CT.”, America, 1854 - 1860. Deep olive FRIEND ST / BOSTON - C. G. & Co”,
amber, cylindrical, squat soda or porter America, 1870 - 1880. Clear citron with
form, applied blob collar - light iron a bit of a lime green tone, cylindrical,
pontil, ht. 6 5/8”; (some light, overall, squat porter form, applied sloping collar
fine exterior wear and light scratches, with ring - smooth base, ht. 6 ¾”; (some
but no other form of damage). Does patchy, light interior haze, otherwise
not appear to have been cleaned. excellent!) The interior haze is relatively
Henry Lyman, and J.W. Brown, were minor and should easily clean with a
manufacturers of both soda and porter. day or two in the tumbler, if desired. An
See Bill Beckettt’s article on Connecti- attractive, different color, one that will
cut Sodas, Part II, Antique Bottle & definitely stand out in run of sodas.
Glass Collector, Sept. 2012.
Est.: $125 - $250 • Min. bid: $70
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
Lot 270
Lot 266
“POMROY & HALL”, America, 1860 - LEANS”, America, 1865 - 1875. Medium
1875. Deep olive in the neck shad- to deep amber, cylindrical, porter-style,
ing to virtually black near the base, applied large ring collar with bevel -
cylindrical, porter-style, applied blob smooth base, ht. 6 3/8”, very near mint;
collar - smooth base, ht. 6 ½”, virtually (the bottle may have been lightly cleaned,
attic mint; (typical, minor, very light ex- but certainly presents itself as virtually
terior wear, otherwise perfect). A great attic mint!) A very scarce bottle, out-
example, excellent condition. An early standing condition, and only one other
porter, believed to be from Springfield, example being listed at auction in the
Mass. past 15 years.

Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120

Lot 267 Lot 271

/ 102 / SUDBURY ST / BOSTON”, America, 1860 - 1870. Bright honey
America, 1850 - 1860. Emerald, amber, cylindrical, squat porter form,
cylindrical, squat soda form, applied applied round blob collar with ring -
blob collar - very heavy iron pontil smooth base, ht. 7”; (a dug bottle that
scar, ht. 6 ¾”, virtually attic mint; retains most of it’s original luster; a light
(a little typical light exterior wear, scratch and spot of ground wear near
otherwise perfect). Not a dug bottle, the shoulder, a couple of tiny, very minor
a beautiful example, nice color, out- pinhead bits of roughness at the edge
standing condition. of the lip). A scarce bottle that displays
very well; the noted condition issues are
Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100 relatively minor.

Lot 268 Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

1860. Medium emerald, cylindrical, America, 1860 - 1870. Dense olive
porter form, applied sloping collar green, virtually black in the lower body,
with bevel - iron pontil scar, ht. 6 ¾”; cylindrical, 3-pc. mold, squat porter
(a little minor roughness with a shal- form, applied sloping collar with bevel
low 1/8” flake on edge of lip; a few - smooth base, ht. 7”; (a 3/8” chip at
1/8” - 3/16” flakes on the underside edge of base with an associated 3/8” iri-
of the lower bevel, otherwise appears descent bruise, some fine exterior wear
virtually attic mint). A nice example and light scratches). A very scarce, to
that does not appear to be dug. rare, porter bottle from Chicago.

Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60 Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $100

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Lot 273 Lot 277

WISE”, America, 1860 - 1870. Vivid - 1860. Aquamarine, cylindrical, pony
cobalt, almost a midnight blue, cylin- form, applied blob collar - iron pontil
drical, squat porter form, applied slop- scar, ht. 7 ¼”, virtually attic mint; (just
ing collar with bevel - smooth base, a trace of light exterior wear, otherwise
ht. 6 7/8”; (professionally cleaned to perfect). Whittled, excellent condition, a
original luster with a little scattered good clean example.
light wear remaining and a pinhead
open bubble or surface bruise on the Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60
side of the collar). Outstanding color!

Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100

Lot 274 Lot 278

“PHIL A / PORTER & ALE - C&M”, “THOS MAHER” Soda Bottle, America,
America, 1860 - 1870. Emerald, cy- 1850 - 1860. Bright medium green, cy-
lindrical, stubby porter form, short, fat lindrical, squat soda form with emboss-
neck with an applied sloping collar and ing in rectangular slugplate, applied blob
ring - smooth base, ht. 6 3/8”, virtually collar - iron pontil scar, ht. 7 1/8”; (pro-
attic mint; (just a trace of light exterior fessionally cleaned to original luster and
wear). This example appears to be near mint condition; a shallow, 1/8” open
an attic type find. A scarce mold hav- bubble). Thomas Maher was a beer
ing the “C & M” initials. Very heavily and soda manufacturer from Savannah,
whittled, attractive form, outstanding Georgia. A nice example having virtually
condition. all of the iron pontil still intact.

Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60 Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

Lot 275 Lot 279

Dyottville Glass Works, 1850 - 1860. - 1875. Light sapphire blue, cylindri-
Medium to deep emerald, cylindri- cal, squat soda form, applied blob
cal, squat porter form with emboss- collar - smooth base, ht. 6 7/8”; (a little
ing in rectangular slugplate, applied scattered, patchy light dullness on the
sloping collar with bevel - heavy iron exterior, a bit of minor interior residue or
pontil scar, ht. 6 7/8”; (professionally stain, but no other form of damage). A
cleaned to original luster with some good solid example with very little wear.
scattered light ground wear remain- With just a light cleaning, it would likely
ing, but no other form of damage). display as virtually attic mint.
Nice rich color, the bottle also retains
virtually all of the iron pontil. Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60

Est.: $125 - $250 • Min. bid: $70 Lot 280

WORKS - SAC CITY”, America, 1865 -
“PETER SERWAZI / MANAYUNK, 1875. Medium sapphire blue, cylindri-
PA - P. S. / THIS BOTTLE / NOT TO cal, squat soda form, applied blob collar
BE SOLD”, America, 1875 - 1885. - smooth base, ht. 7 ¼”, near attic mint;
Bright yellowish lime green, Weiss (just a trace of faint interior residue, light
form, tooled blob collar - smooth exterior wear, otherwise perfect). A top
base, ht. 7”; (professionally cleaned example, one that has not been dug
to near mint with just a bit of minor and cleaned, having virtually no high
wear remaining; a 1/8” spot on the point wear, virtually “out of the mold”,
side of the collar may have been pristine clean.
lightly buffed; a bruise with a ¼”
refraction in the thick part of the base Est.: $175 - $350 • Min. bid: $100
edge that does not go through the
glass). Scarce, attractive color.

Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60

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Lot 281 Lot 285

“L. S.” (on shoulder), America, pos- Black Glass Wine Bottle, England,
sibly a Pittsburgh district glasshouse, 1818. “Jos: / Risdon / 1818” (on ap-
1865 - 1875. Dense olive green (black plied glass seal). Deep yellow olive,
glass), cylindrical, porter form, 3-pc. squat cylinder form, sheared mouth
mold, applied sloping collar with bevel with applied short tapered double collar
- early smooth base, ht. 9 ¾”; (a ¼” x - domed base with sand type pontil, ht.
3/8” open bubble near the base, on the 9 3/8”, near mint; (a small, barely 1/8”,
side of the bottle, otherwise virtually flake on back edge of lip; a bit of typical
attic mint). Likely a very scarce porter, minor usage wear, otherwise perfect!)
most of these types of bottles have Risdon was a prominent family from the
been dug, this appears to be more of Devonshire region of England. A rare
an attic type find. seal, outstanding condition. Ex. Charles
B. Gardner collection.
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180
Est.: $750 - $1,500 • Min. bid: $400

Lot 282 Lot 286

Black Glass Wine Bottle, America, or Black Glass Wine Bottle, England, 1780
possibly England, 1790 - 1810. “I F” - 1790. “I / WATSON / Efqr / BILTON
(on applied seal). Medium, to deep PARK” (on applied glass seal). Medium,
olive amber, double magnum size cyl- clear yellow olive, wide-body squat
inder, string rim with bevel - sand type cylinder, string rim with short wide bevel
pontil, ht. 14”; (light exterior usage - sand type pontil scar, ht. 10 ½”; (some
wear, otherwise “attic-found” condi- exterior wear and light scratches, primar-
tion). An extremely rare bottle believed ily on the reverse, including a couple of
to be a previously undiscovered seal. narrow bands of dullness, but no other
Possibly blown for Isaac Franks, form of damage). Nice color and charac-
Revolutionary war hero, merchant, and ter with plenty of scattered impurities to
proprietor of a Philadelphia investment the glass.
firm, 1790 - 1820.
Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250
Est.: $1,500 - $2,500 • Min. bid: $800

Lot 283 Lot 287

Black Glass Wine Bottle, prob- Early, Wide Mouth Storage Bottle,
ably England, 1790 - 1810. “Jon a / probably French, 1830 - 1860. Yellow-
Mason. / Boston” (on applied glass ish olive with a slight amber tone, cy-
seal). Yellow olive with an amber lindrical with slightly tapering shoulders
tone, large, magnum cylinder, crudely and elongated neck, sheared mouth
applied string rim - sand type pontil with applied heavy string rim - pushed
scar, ht. 12”, near mint; (an 1/8” open up base with sand type pontil scar, ht. 9
surface bubble, otherwise perfect!) A ½”, near mint; (just a small patch of faint
desirable, magnum-size, sealed bottle interior residue, or light haze, a trace
likely blown for Jonathan Mason, at- of typical light exterior wear, otherwise
torney, wine merchant, member of the perfect). A nice clean example, excel-
Federalist party, and US senator and lent condition.
representative from MA, 1800 - 1803.
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
Est.: $1,200 - $2,200 • Min. bid: $700

Lot 284 Lot 288

Black Glass Wine Bottle, England, Rare, Freeblown Nurser-Type
1790. “H / Carpenter / 1790” (on ap- Flask, England, or possibly
plied glass seal). Medium to deep ol- America, 1730 - 1770. Medium
ive, squat cylinder form, applied string olive, teardrop form flattened
rim - sand pontil, ht. 9 ¼”; (a ¼” flake on one side, applied string rim
at the edge of the string rim, and a ¼” - blowpipe pontil scar, length
body flake on the reverse, otherwise 7 ¾”; (some overall moderate,
“cellar found” condition). Believed to to heavy, usage wear and fine
have been blown for the wedding of scratches, but no other form
Henry Carpenter and Betty Thomas, of damage). A fantastic early blown bottle, very rare form, we have not seen
at West Buckland, Somerset in 1790. another comparable example of this early period. It was likely the predecessor
An example resides in the Somerset to the “turtle type” nursers, prevalent during the 19th century.
County Museum.
Est.: $300 - $600 • Min. bid: $150
Est.: $1,000 - $2,000 • Min. bid: $500

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Lot 289 Lot 293

Black Glass Utility or Medicine “COSMOPOLITE” / (image of
Bottle, probably England, possibly man with cane, holding a bottle) /
America, 1820 - 1835. Medium to “SCHIEDAM”, probably Netherlands,
deep yellowish olive, early 2-pc. mold, 1870 - 1890. Yellowish olive, square
rectangular with wide beveled corners, tapered gin form, applied sloping collar
applied short tapered collar with bevel - smooth base, ht. 10 7/8”; (the bottle
- rectangular sand-type pontil, ht. 7 may have been lightly cleaned, but
7/8”; (an overall light haze or patina to certainly presents itself as near mint; a
the glass, some light interior haze, a paper-thin, 1/8” x ½” open bubble on
little exterior wear, but no other form one of the side panels, otherwise excel-
of damage). See MW, plate 72. These lent). There are at least nine different
early black glass utilities were staples of “COSMOPOLITE” embossed variants.
many early 19th century glasshouses.
Est.: $100 - $150 • Min. bid: $60
Est.: $175 - $275 • Min. bid: $100
Lot 294
Lot 290
Demijohn, probably New England, pos-
Early Rectangular Case Bottle, prob- sibly Connecticut, 1845 - 1860. Medium
ably Continental, 1750 - 1770. Clear, yellowish olive, cylindrical with gracefully
light yellowish olive, almost a grass sloping shoulders, dip mold, or possibly
green, rectangular with concave sides freeblown, applied sloping collar - blow-
giving it an unusual “bowtie” form, pipe pontil scar, ht. 12 ¾”, near mint; (a
probably blown with the aid of an early small area of patchy light haze on the in-
dip mold, short drawn up neck, applied terior of the shoulder, and just a touch of
delicate string rim - blowpipe pontil light exterior wear, otherwise excellent).
scar, ht. 7 ¾”, perfect! See VdB, plate
208. A very early bottle that likely held Est.: $100 - $200 • Min. bid: $60
a brandy or gin. Nice color, exception-
al clarity, condition, and eye-appeal!

Est.: $400 - $800 • Min. bid: $250

Lot ??? Lot 291 Lot ??? Lot 295

Early Rectangular Case Bottle (with Demijohn, New England, probably
applied blank seal), North Germany, Westford Glass Works, Westford, Con-
or Scandinavia, 1750 - 1770. Medium necticut, 1857 - 1873 Medium to deep
olive, rectangular with concave sides, olive amber, cylindrical, blown in a 3-pc.
early dip mold, applied string rim - mold, applied sloping collar - bev-
blowpipe pontil scar, ht. 7 ¼”; (a 1 eled base edge, sand-type pontil scar,
¼” hairline crack below the shoulder ht. 13 ¾”, near mint; (just a few small
near one of the corners; a bit of minor patches of light interior residue, or faint
wear, otherwise near mint). VdB, haze, most of which would likely wash
plate 208, #3. Blank seals are fairly out). Nice character having very seedy,
scarce. Diamonds were typically used crude glass. This mold with the beveled
to inscribe the seal with the owner’s base edge is believed to be a Westford
name, or contents of the bottle. product.

Est.: $150 - $300 • Min. bid: $80 Est.: $150 - $250 • Min. bid: $80

Lot 292 Lot 296

Lot of (2), Early Case Bottles, Freeblown Demijohn, New England,
1850 - 1870. Clear, light to medium
OColivnetinaemnbtaelroarnAdmoelirviecLag,or1et7en7?,0?b-?o1th810. olive through the mid-body, shading to a
dense olive green through the neck, flat-
blown in early dip molds, applied tened apple form, applied sloping collar
string rim and outward flared “funnel” - heavy sand type pontil scar, ht. 18 ¾”;
type collars - blowpipe pontil scars, near mint; (some typical light exterior
ht. 9 5/8” and 10 ¼”, both near mint; wear and a minor, 1/8” flake on the
(typical light exterior wear, otherwise edge of the lip; some interior content
perfect). Note; both have a crude star
embossed in the base, sometimes residue, primLaorilty ?in?t?he shoulders and
associated with Wistarburgh (see DM,
p.62). Two attractive, early gin bottles. neck, most of which would likely soak
out). An attractive early demijohn.
Est.: $200 - $400 • Min. bid: $120
Est.: $300 - $500 • Min. bid: $180

American Glass Gallery, Auction #14 • Closing May 27, 2015 PAGE 45

Fine Soda Bottles... Lot 262 Lot 265

Lot 280 Lot 271
Lot 267
Lot 270 Lot 274

...and More Lot 264 Lot 269

Lot 276

Lot 263

Lot 259

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Rare & Choice Figural Bitters Bottles

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